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Canaveral National Seashore Contains Cultural Resources that Reflect History in Florida Since 2000 BC

Cape Canaveral and the central Florida coast were some of the first North American lands encountered by European explorers at the beginning of the sixteenth century. Spanish adventurers named the cape area Cañaveral, meaning canebrake. The area north of Cape Canaveral the Spanish called Los Mosquitos for the pesky, biting insect that still thrives in the area. […]