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7 edition of The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse found in the catalog.

The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

Sentinel of the Shoals, Second Edition

by Dawson Carr

  • 8 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local history,
  • Maritime History,
  • Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial, etc,
  • Shipping industries,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Navigation,
  • North Carolina - Local History,
  • Nature,
  • History - General History,
  • United States - South Atlantic - N. Carolina,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • North Carolina,
  • History / United States / State & Local,
  • coastal North Carolina,
  • Oceans & Seas,
  • United States - South - South Atlantic (General),
  • Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (N.C,
  • Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (N.C.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7972681M
    ISBN 10080784876X
    ISBN 109780807848760
    OCLC/WorldCa43076964

    The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (Hatteras Island Visitor’s Center & Museum of the Sea) is located at Lighthouse Road, Buxton, NC , , actually located on Hatteras /5(K). Located at Lighthouse Road in Buxton, the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is one of three located in the Cape Hatteras National Seashore but has earned the unmistakable title as the tallest of them all. Stretching feet into the air, the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is as impressive as it is hard to miss.

    Here at Buxton, visitors discover the Cape Hatteras Light is the tallest lighthouse structure in America, standing feet tall. Large island sections of the Outer Banks, nearly covering the entire North Carolina coast, also double as the Cape Lookout and Cape Hatteras national seashores. Linked by a narrow paved highway and island hopping ferries, the solitary route passes eight bustling villages and long . The Cape Hatteras Wooden Lawn Lighthouse is part of our beautiful line of all-wood construction yard and Garden lighthouses. At the Lighthouse Man, we understand that there’s a warmth and special beauty that’s conveyed only through a handmade lawn and garden lighthouse built from natural wood.

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Cape Hatteras: America's Lighthouse Paperback – July 1, by Bruce Roberts (Author), Cheryl Shelton-Roberts (Author),/5(4). The story of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, North Carolina's most famous landmark, has been told often but never with more vivid and pertinent description than in Dawson Carr's engaging narrativeNorth Carolina Historical The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse book Made-to-order beach reading.5/5(4).

The Cape Hatteras lighthouse was built to warn ships away from Diamond Shoals, the most hazardous part of the region some have labeled the Graveyard of the Atlantic.

It is a scary place, in which major shipping lanes, merging warm and cold currents, and shifting underwater shoals converge with disastrous results, and it is known worldwide for Author: Dawson Carr.

The book provides a brief history of how the eastern coast of the United States developed through colonization and the revolutionary war before focusing on the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, its role in protecting ships from the Graveyard of the Atlantic, and its historic move to its current location/5.

A series of five unusual books weaving fiction, history and island tales told from the perspective of the author and the stories collected from her year old mother.

Living in the shadow of the mighty Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, miles from the village, Ellie, Luke, and Blake exist in a world of spirits, mystical wolves, and stories told by their grandfather, the keeper of the lighthouse. The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse protects one of the most hazardous sections of the Atlantic Coast.

Offshore of Cape Hatteras, the Gulf Stream collides with the Virginia Drift, a branch of the Labrador Current from Canada. This current forces southbound ships into a dangerous twelve-mile long sandbar called Diamond Shoals.

Visit the Eastern National on-line bookstore. Cape Hatteras National Seashore cooperating association, Eastern National, currently operates educational retail outlets in the seashore and in 30 states, from Maine to the Caribbean. The present lighthouse, officially completed & lit in Decemberis the second built of three that have been constructed in Buxton.

The first Cape Hatteras Lighthouse was built in It was a sandstone structure 90 feet tall that projected an insufficient light beam using a collection of Argand lamps and reflectors. Sitars to a new height of feet inand a first order Fresnel Location: Lighthouse Rd, Buxton,NC.

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Want to learn more on the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and its famous keepers. Online, visit the Outer Banks Lighthouse Society. There you will find a link to the list of keepers that was gathered for the homecoming celebration. The society is currently working to ensure the preservation of the Bodie Island Lighthouse.

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The Outer Banks are a group of barrier islands on the North Carolina coast that separate the Atlantic Ocean from the coastal sounds and inlets. Atlantic currents in this area made for excellent travel for ships, except in Location: south, of Cape Hatteras Point, Outer. Suggested Citation:"Front Matter."National Research Council.

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The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse can be found on Cape Hatteras Island located on the Outer Banks in North Carolina. Cape Hatteras Island is part of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. This has always been a very frequently travelled route by ships throughout history with an ominous nickname.