Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge in Georgia

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

Okefenokee Swap is located in southeastern Georgia and northeastern Florida.  It is drained by the Saint Marys and Suwannee Rivers.  It is made up of islands, lakes, brush vines and cypress forests and contains a great variety of animals, birds, and fish.  Okefenokee Swamp is about 45 miles long and covers an area of 660 square miles.  Much of it lies within the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.

postmarked in 2008 with a 27 cent 'guava' stamp

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