Archive for July, 2011
Alligator Reef: Known as Alligator Ledge, this beautiful reef get’s its name from being the grounding place for the USS Alligator, an NAVY frigate war ship, sent to the Keys in the late 1800’s to hunt pirates. Easily seen from shore is its’ gorgeous light tower. Ranging in depth from 18-35 ft, this site is a great spot for both Divers and Snorkelers. With an abundance of aquatic life, you get the chance to see a whole new world with schools of fish so thick you may need to part them just to swim through along with sea fans and sponges. Also part of this reef is Alligator Deep which can go from 55-70 ft deep. For the more experienced diver, this offers an opportunity to see the spur and grove formation of the reef. Both are definitely a must when diving the Keys. Read the rest of this entry »
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