These Floating Islands - William Bartram

Excerpt from William Bartram's Travels, Part II, Chapter III
Mixons Hammock panorama Okefenokee Swamp ecosystem
© Photographer: William Wise
"These floating islands present a very entertaining prospect; for although we behold an assemblage of the primary productions of nature only, yet the imagination seems to remain in suspence and doubt; as in order to enliven the delusion and form a most picturesque appearance, we see not only flowery plants, clumps of shrubs, old weather-beaten trees, hoary and barbed, ...more ↓

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