Cuba is 90 miles from Key West, Fla. Key West is the southernmost publicly accessible point in Florida. Key West is closer to Cuba than to Miami.Know More
Because Cuba and the United States have had a strained political relationship since the 1960s, there had been no direct transport route from Cuba to Florida despite the short distance for many years. As of 2014, there are direct flights from the United States to Cuba for certain individuals, primarily those individuals with relatives living in Cuba. Over the years, many Cuban immigrants settled in South Florida, adding Cuban influence to the area.
In 2013, Diana Nyad, a 64-year-old American, was the second long-distance swimmer to complete the swim from Havana to Key West.Learn More
The Trans-Appalachian West is the region between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River in North America. It stretches from the Canadian border south to Mexico.Full Answer >
The arctic tundra encompasses northern portions of Alaska and Canada and is home to a few omnivores including polar bears, arctic wolves and arctic foxes. Omnivores are animals that eat both plant and animal materials.Full Answer >
As of 2014, Minnesota raises the most number of turkeys in comparison with other American states, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. Minnesota farmers raised an estimated 44 million turkeys in the year 2013. Around 34 million turkeys were raised in the second place state, North Carolina, during 2013.Full Answer >
There are 35 states with a city named Springfield. Even though Springfield is often thought of as the most popular city name, it is not even on the list of the top ten city names.Full Answer >