Fire Amtrak maintenance facility, Florida International University which has its main campus in nearby University Park has the largest enrollment of any university in South Florida and is one of the state's primary research universities, The Interfraternity Council (IFC) comprises 13 fraternities the Panhellenic Council (PC) is made up of 7 sororities the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) comprises 6 historically black organizations (4 fraternities and 2 sororities) the Multicultural Greek Council (MGC) consists of 9 cultural organizations for Latinos Asians and South Asians (5 fraternities and 4 sororities). Florida is the leading state for sales of powerboats Boats sales totaled $1.96 billion in 2013! 1.3 Cor Jesu Chapel Main article: Government of the City of Miami. . Times/WSJ 501-600 Source = PRISM Climate Group Glenvar Heights. 13 Sunrise Broward 85,779 84,439 95,458 +13.05% Religion 7.3 Invasive species Fluctuating sea levels compressed numerous layers of calcium carbonate sand and shells the resulting permeable limestone formations that developed between 25 million and 70 million years ago created the Floridan Aquifer which serves as the main source of fresh water for the northern portion of Florida However this aquifer lies beneath thousands of feet of impermeable sedimentary rock from Lake Okeechobee to the southern tip of the peninsula.
Americans of English descent and Americans of Scots-Irish descent began moving into northern Florida from the backwoods of Georgia and South Carolina Though technically not allowed by the Spanish authorities and the Floridan government they were never able to effectively police the border region and the backwoods settlers from the United States would continue to immigrate into Florida unchecked These migrants mixing with the already present British settlers who had remained in Florida since the British period would be the progenitors of the population known as Florida Crackers. Miami City Hall at Dinner Key in Coconut Grove the city's primary administrative offices are held here, Miami-Dade Transit serves University Park with Metrobus lines 8 11 24 and 71 Metrobus lines 75 and 135 serve the Biscayne Bay Campus Bus lines 8 11 and the 24 directly connect FIU with Downtown Miami, 1.3 Establishment 8 See also 2 In popular culture 13.3 Hotel towers. . On the morning of September 7 1959 25 African-American students stepped onto the grounds of Orchard Villa Elementary School and Air Base Elementary schools officially ending segregation within the school system By the end of the academic year nearly half the schools in the county had been desegregated when parents were given the option of enrolling their children in any school in the district providing they had the proper transportation Despite this law many schools in Dade County did not become fully integrated until the late 1960s.