Describe Why Florida Is a Crowded Coast?

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Florida is a strong example of an internationally recognised crowded coast, attracting many tourists every year to its long stretches of famous coastline. There are a number of both physical and economic factors that bring Florida its popularity, making it an ideal choice as a tourist destination. Since 1980, some counties in Florida have experienced a 400% population increase. However, as Florida’s coastline continues to attract more tourism from the vast range of ‘pull factors’, there is a risk of it eventually becoming a very densely populated state. So, in this response, I will be assessing how Florida’s attractions affect the rate at which it’s coastline is becoming evermore crowded. Located in the extreme southeastern region of the United States, Florida comprises a peninsula surrounded by ocean on three sides. With close proximity to the Caribbean islands, Florida experiences a true tropical climate all year round, with temperatures peaking around 32°C at the height of summer. However, the average weather pattern chart shows that temperatures only dip from this by up to 8°C (in January). Also, a vast majority of months receive the maximum of 8/9 sunshine hours per day; so good weather isn’t restrictive to the summer months. Although rainfall tends to increase in the hottest months, similar temperatures in winter mean that weather is one of the most contributing factors in enticing visitors all year round. Added to such tropical climates are the stunning stretches of beaches, so wherever you are, there will be a beach in close proximity. These beaches are all gently sloping and therefore sandy, which is evidence of a typically depositional coastline, formed by constructive waves adding fine sediments. This makes the Florida beaches attractive to tourists. Further inland, Florida has a number of recreational tourist attractions on offer, the most famous being

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