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5 External links 1970 6,789,443 37.1% On June 12 2009 FIU's Board of Trustees voted unanimously to rename the University Park campus to the Modesto Maidique Campus However the change created a large backlash from the FIU community as many felt it unfitting to name the campus after him a campaign by FIU students and alumni was created to revert the name change and to keep the name University Park a Facebook group "No to Maidique's Campus" with over 2,000 supporters has made national news in many newspapers TV news stations and collegiate magazines supporting to keep the name "University Park". . The term the Pond is often used by British and American speakers in context to the Atlantic Ocean as a form of meiosis or sarcastic understatement the term dates to as early as 1640 first appearing in print in pamphlet released during the reign of Charles I and reproduced in 1869 in Nehemiah Wallington's Historical Notices of Events Occurring Chiefly in the Reign of Charles I where "great Pond" is used in reference to the Atlantic Ocean by Francis Windebank Charles I's Secretary of State, "The SSC sponsors championships in 14 sports for men and women: baseball men's and women's basketball men's and women's cross country men's and women's golf rowing men's and women's soccer softball men's and women's tennis and women's volleyball.". 1900 4,955 475.5% The airport has four parking facilities: a two-level short-term parking lot directly in front of Concourse E two seven-story parking garages (Dolphin and Flamingo) located within the terminal's curvature and connected to the terminal via overhead walkways on Level 3 and a surface parking lot (South Parking Lot) east of the Flamingo Garage the parking areas were originally numbered with the short-term lot known as Park 1 and the parking garages were originally four separate structures numbered Park 2-5 in the 1990s the parking garages were combined with Park 3 and 5 becoming the Dolphin Garage which was simultaneously expanded to accommodate the new Concourse A and Park 2 and 4 became the Flamingo Garage the two parking garages are connected via a bridge at the top level. Florida's Turnpike Extension Main article: Florida Reef After many years of decay recently much focus has been placed on revitalizing Flagler Street to its former grandeur in recent years a renewed investment interest has been placed on Flagler Street and many new restaurants and stores have opened up new landscaping and pavers have been placed as well as enforced security and tourist guides Three new pocket parks opened on Flagler St in 2009 Paul S Walker Park Robert F Clark Plaza and the Joan Lehman Sculpture Plaza These new parks have brought more green space benches art and rest areas to the street. . U.S News & World Report 187 12 International relations, Five geologic formations form the surface of the southern portion of Florida: the Tamiami Formation Caloosahatchee Formation Anastasia Formation Miami Limestone and the Fort Thompson Formation the Tamiami Formation is a compression of highly permeable light colored fossiliferous sands and pockets of quartz 150 feet (46 m) thick It is named for the Tamiami Trail that follows the upper bedrock of the Big Cypress Swamp and underlies the southern portion of the Everglades Between the Tamiami Formation and Lake Okeechobee is the Caloosahatchee Formation named for the river over it Much less permeable this formation is highly calcitic and is composed of sandy shell marl clay and sand Water underneath the Caloosahatchee Formation is typically very mineralized Both the Tamiami and Caloosahatchee Formations developed during the Pliocene Epoch. .
. History 5.2 Annual traffic 13 Sunrise Broward 85,779 84,439 95,458 +13.05% Bayside Marketplace Downtown Miami, 2010 18,801,310 17.6% Miami Florida Business directory After the Civil War a state agency called the Internal Improvement Fund (IIF) whose purpose was to improve Florida's roads canals and rail lines was discovered to be deeply in debt the IIF found a Pennsylvania real estate developer named Hamilton Disston interested in implementing plans to drain the land for agriculture Disston purchased 4,000,000 acres (16,000 km2) of land for $1 million in 1881 and he began constructing canals near St Cloud at first the canals seemed to work in lowering the water levels in the wetlands surrounding the rivers They were effective in lowering the groundwater but it became apparent that their capacity was insufficient for the wet season Although Disston's canals did not drain well his purchase primed the economy of Florida it made news and attracted tourists and land buyers Within four years property values doubled and the population increased significantly. . The Graham Center FIU's student union Over 3.5 million people walk through the Graham Center every year making it the heart of student life at FIU, Miami, officially the City of Miami is an American city that is the seat of Miami-Dade County and is the cultural economic and financial center of South Florida the city covers an area of about 56 square miles (150 km2) between the Everglades to the west and Biscayne Bay to the east Miami is the sixth most densely populated major city in the United States with an estimated 2018 population of 470,914 the Miami metropolitan area is home to 6.1 million people the second-most populous in the southeastern United States and the seventh-largest in the nation the city has the third tallest skyline in the U.S with over 300 high-rises 55 of which exceed 490 ft (149 m); TUI fly Netherlands Amsterdam A, Located five blocks north of University Park is the 38-acre (145,000 m2) Engineering Center which houses a part of the College of Engineering and Computing and is the home of FIU's Motorola Nanofabrication Research Facility the Engineering Center is serviced by the CATS Shuttle FIU's student buses which run throughout the day on weekdays connecting the two parts of campus. . Miami: Miami's public transportation is served by Miami-Dade Transit that runs Metrorail a heavy rail rapid transit system Metromover a people mover train system in Downtown Miami and Metrobus Miami's bus system Metrorail runs throughout Miami-Dade County and has two lines and 23 stations connecting to Downtown Miami's Metromover and Tri-Rail Metromover has three lines and 21 stations throughout Downtown Miami Outside of Miami-Dade County public transit in the Miami metropolitan area is served by Broward County Transit and Palm Tran; intercounty commuter rail service is provided by Tri-Rail with 18 stations including the region's three international airports, Homestead The shelves of the Atlantic hosts one of the world's richest fishing resources the most productive areas include the Grand Banks of Newfoundland the Scotian Shelf Georges Bank off Cape Cod the Bahama Banks the waters around Iceland the Irish Sea the Bay of Fundy the Dogger Bank of the North Sea and the Falkland Banks Fisheries have however undergone significant changes since the 1950s and global catches can now be divided into three groups of which only two are observed in the Atlantic: fisheries in the Eastern Central and South-West Atlantic oscillate around a globally stable value the rest of the Atlantic is in overall decline following historical peaks the third group "continuously increasing trend since 1950" is only found in the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific. 1980 3,220,844 44.0% Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts Week of Welcome usually held the first or second week of the Fall semester holds many spirit events such as Trail of the Torch Trail of the Torch is another university tradition that has continued to grow annually where a pep rally is held in the Housing Quad with music food giveaways and dancing After the pep rally the torch of knowledge is lit and blue and gold candles are distributed to the crowd for the procession around the campus trailing the torch from the Housing Quad to the torch in front of the Primera Casa building Rage Week and Homecoming Week are other major back-to-back spirit weeks held in the Fall semester They include the Homecoming Parade Greek Row parties Homecoming football game Blue/Gold Party pep rallies and other Panther Rage events.
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