There’s no mistaking the Big Cypress from the Everglades when you fly:
One is a vast forest.
|Gator Hook Strand, looking northeast, in October 2010|
And the other is an endless glade.
|Water Conservation Area 3, looking southeast, also in October 2010|
Put the two together and you’re starring into hydrologic infinity. Here’s a narrated video, filmed earlier this fall at the wet season peak, that shows you the view.