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Christ of the Abyss

Katherine Wieland snorkels by the the "Christ of the Abyss" statue, an underwater icon for John Pennekamp Coral Reef State park, off Key Largo, Fla. Named after a former Miami newspaper editor, Pennekamp is the nation's first underwater preserve and is to celebrate its 50th anniversary Dec. 10, 2010. (Photo by Stephen Frink/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Celebrations Over for 50th Anniversary Of Underwater Preserve

The 50-year anniversary of America’s first underwater preserve wound up festivities Saturday with formal ceremonies and an environmental expo at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.

CBS4–12/11/2010

Pennekamp Anniversary

Pennekamp State Park Celebrates Golden Anniversary

Noted divers descended on an iconic underwater statue Friday to mark the 50th anniversary of America’s first underwater preserve.

CBS4–12/10/2010