Winter Views: ‘Ten Thousand Islands’ In Southwest Florida

“Sunday Morning” takes us to Florida’s Ten Thousand Islands. Videographer: Charles Schultz.

The Ten Thousand Islands are a chain of islands and mangrove islets off the coast of southwest Florida, between Cape Romano and the mouth of the Lostmans River. Some of the islands are high spots on a submergent coastline. Others were produced by mangroves growing on oyster bars. 

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