Cape Sable

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a cape at the southwest tip of Florida

a promontory on the far southern part of Nova Scotia

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Only one stable colony of Cape Sable seaside sparrows survives, which worries University of Tennessee ecologist Stuart Pimm, who has been studying the spar- row for the National Park Service and the Army Corps of Engineers.
Along the shore, a broken necklace of islands winds from Port Charlotte in the north all the way down to Cape Sable, where the southwest tip of the Florida peninsula meets the sea.
Boaters can also take a four-hour trip to Cape Sable for shelling or the Circle Queen cruise, which covers more than 50 miles of the backcountry.
Also French missionary Pierre Thury was not a Jesuit, and the index does not identify the Cape Sable Indians as Micmacs.
The park's water trails include the 99-mile Wilderness Waterway and the 24-mile canoes-only route between Bear Lake and Cape Sable.
Marl prairies and endangered species habitat, such as that for the Cape Sable seaside sparrow, will be permanently closed.
The endangered Cape Sable seaside sparrow, for example, builds its nest a few inches above the water.
Army Corps of Engineers, responsible for maintaining water flows throughout south Florida, has begun pumping more water through canals on the eastern side of the park to lower water levels in critical nesting habitat for the endangered Cape Sable seaside sparrow in the western region of the park.
Army Corps of Engineers over the corps' failure to restore proper water levels through the habitat of the endangered Cape Sable seaside sparrow.
Stuart Pimm, professor of ecology at the University of Tennessee, agrees: "The plan should be reviewed by external, independent biologists and hydrologists who are impartial to the Everglades ecosystem and to south Florida's urban water demands." Pimm is the foremost expert on the endangered Cape Sable seaside sparrow in the Everglades.
The Cape Sable seaside sparrow is threatened by water management practices near Everglades National Park.
The Special Permit Zone includes state and federal waters south of Cape Florida in the Atlantic and south of Cape Sable in the Gulf.
Trees were downed as well, and evidence of a storm surge seems to have widened the beach along the northwest side of Cape Sable, Davis' aerial photos reveal.