Indian River, lagoon, c.100 mi (160 km) long, E Fla., parallel to the east coast from N of Titusville to Stuart. Along the lagoon a variety of citrus and vegetable products are grown. The river's coasts have been marked by housing developments, especially for retired communities and for vacationers. Notable resort towns along the Indian's shores include Titusville, Vero Beach, Melbourne, and Ft. Pierce.
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