Geo Report - Field Trip Report Jordan Stanton By exploring...

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Field Trip Report Jordan Stanton By exploring a river so invigorating, such as the St. John’s River in Jacksonville, Florida, numerous facts about the physical and human characteristics of the river were unveiled. The characteristics encompass specific qualities such as color, width, air traffic, current and many others. After seeing the river up close and learning about it from an expert allowed me to retain much information pertaining to the river. When studying aspects of a water source I am more drawn to the physical characteristics because they are what makes the waterway so compelling and unique. The St. John’s possesses various characteristics that place it atop the list of rivers I have seen in my day. The water color is something I am accustomed to after living so close to the Ohio River; according to the river guide the St. John’s is a black water river. The rivers water looks to be very dirty or polluted, but it looks that way because the mud on the floor and side of the river is so dark (turbidity). One of the most fascinating facts I uncovered after the river cruise was the width variation and change of structure of the river. When we passed through the actual downtown portion of the river it was
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course CS 150 taught by Professor Dormady during the Fall '07 term at Jacksonville University.

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