Gulf of Mexico Flower Garden Banks

The FLOWER GARDEN BANKS and STETSON BANKS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY:

The Flower Gardens Banks and Stetson Bank have been declared a National Marine Sanctuary. The Flower Gardens are ecologically significant as the northern most Coral Reefs in the Gulf of Mexico.

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National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration “NOAA” Flower Gardens Banks National Marine Sanctuary

 

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NOAA Gulf of Mexico Google Map:

An interesting site to check out is NOAA’s Flower Garden Banks Site. It has an interactive Google Map with various overlays that can be viewed. Below is a static image from this webpage. Click the link below.

National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration “NOAA” Flower Gardens Banks National Marine Sanctuary