Ribbon of Sand

Ribbon of Sand

The Amazing Convergence of the Ocean and the Outer Banks

Book - 1992
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Wind, currents, tides, and sand. Kingsnakes and rice rats. The disappearance of the Lost Colony, the raids of the pirate Blackbeard, and the Wright brothers' first attempts at flight. The Outer Banks is a place like no other.

Baker & Taylor
Explores the unique ecology of North Carolina's Outer Banks and discusses the unusual confluence of ocean currents and wind that continue to shape the islands

Book News
A fascinating account of the natural and human history and the ecology of the elongated beaches of the Outer Banks of North Carolina, which stretch down the Atlantic Coast a hundred miles to the lighthouse at Cape Hatteras, then southwestward in an 80-mile arc to Cape Lookout islands of sand, never more than a few miles wide. Lightly illustrated. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1992
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780945575320
Branch Call Number: 917.561 ALEXA
Characteristics: xi, 238 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Lazell, James D.


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