Title: Springs of Hillsborough County
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Title: Springs of Hillsborough County
Physical Description: 2 leaves : ; 28 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Borchardt, Bernard F ( Bernard Fendig ), b. 1889
Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Florida
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: S.l
Publication Date: 193-?]
 Subjects
Subject: Springs -- Florida -- Hillsborough County   ( lcsh )
History -- Hillsborough County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: non-fiction   ( marcgt )
 Notes
Statement of Responsibility: B.F. Borchardt.
General Note: Caption title.
General Note: At head of title: Hillsborough County-- Field Con.
General Note: Typescript for the Federal Writers' Project.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00055675
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: aleph - 002088993
oclc - 34733106
notis - AKS7549

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borough County-- Field Con. F. Borohardt.
4 ringn of Hillsborouph County.
Hillaborough County is blessed with a wealth of pure
r, and is in the action of the State, which,-due;io eunder-
!geelogical formaties, affords abundance of artesian water
all seasons of the year. This selves the probamn of irrigting
Serops in the months of light rainfall.
In addition, the county contains three p0vthe major
of the state, and innumerable minor springs.'
i Sulvhur Sprins, about which the suburbeof the same name
five
"en built, is ztx miles north of Tampa on Nebraska Avenue (State
umber 5) and is also reached from Tampa by trolley-line. The
Zhau a natural flow of sixty-five thousand gallons per minute.
-e of the water shows that it is impregr3te d with 'any valuable
with considerable sulphur. The water mintinins an average
of 72 ex degrees, winter and summer, and 'a very popular
P place and bathing resort. .The spring flews into
a b River, froin which it is separated by a 'eyraarrow
SThere is a medicinal spring long lorg rsed for its
'land. 'value in stomach and boweL iilmeni,~ iOOOeet west
of Sulphur Sprinp. ,.
SPurity Srina., also located en'the Hillsbroui Ri6r i-er
a north of Tampj is a,spring of unusual tiiy wkxhr xki
_-K having a flow of 30,000 'gllonS pe minute.
.is sold commercially from it, and" itrou0i coneoting mains
aea. of the City of Tampa is supplied.- .
ithia Srins is abut fifteen let ity oef
the Ailafia river.. It 'i reoahed Hb ar ( tpo ) and is .
roMn the Lithia taien (.A,L R) It\h a flow of
SThese spr ingCare still in\the..irat. :
u veollpment of any kind, and area deiriT'ti;: : t
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There are 212 penerant lakes l 1

ap Chamber of ComrreeO Statistioi 1930)

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hz, zusauitssuadrzahist alakg ui aliae andl

-hve white eund beitues and furaish Biiles of p.id "S

,:the sportanan or ptM~ ua pienicker. Their utilitarian, 'ilue

Sequalizing the temperature of the region for fruit and vegeta

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The mileage of fresh water streamU is 260 miles, the aiest

at being Hillaboroui rivr. Other rivers, navigble by"

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