Cape Fear River


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Cape Fear River,

202 mi (325 km) long, formed in E central N.C. by the junction of the Deep and Haw rivers, and flowing southeast to enter the Atlantic Ocean S of Wilmington and N of Cape Fear; longest river entirely within North Carolina. Dams and locks make the river navigable to Fayetteville, but its valley is especially prone to flooding, as happened after Hurricane Floyd (1999).
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The Cape Fear River is more typical (compared to the Pamlico Sound system) of United States East and Gulf coasts estuaries (i.
Acquisition of 700 acres riparian wetland habitat buffer on NE Cape Fear River, including river shoreline & two tributaries (Tony%s and Lagoon
The Lighter Aboard Ships, more commonly known by the acronym LASH, are familiar silhouettes on the skyline of the Cape Fear River at the 597th Transportation Group, Southport, N.
Representatives of the UAU annually demonstrate equipment to the students in the nearby Cape Fear River, teaching classes about marine tools such as the magnetometer, a type of giant metal detector.
attributes the success to the community's scenic location on the Cape Fear River, the land planning and nature preservation philosophy, extensive amenity package, conservative pricing, close proximity to historic downtown Wilmington, and significant progress in infrastructure and amenity construction.
Cape Fear River Watch and other advocacy groups filed notice in June that they would sue Duke over contamination from Sutton, and did so in September.
Located on the west side of the Cape Fear River in North Fayetteville, N.
To date, more than 1,200 homesites have been purchased in the thriving community along the Northeast Cape Fear River, including the early stages of the state's latest vineyard - the Vineyards at River Landing.
S Coast Guard closed the adjacent Cape Fear River in either direction to maritime traffic.
Everything's just torn apart,'' said Allen Sipe, who ventured out of his house to survey damage in his neighborhood in Kure Beach, a narrow island between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic.
She said good examples of this are the Willamette River in Portland, OR; The Des Moines River in Iowa; the Cape Fear River Basin in North Carolina; the Androscoggin River in Maine and New Hampshire, and the Detroit River which links Lake St.
This Au77 (US $124) million project includes a 7,185-foot-long bridge over the Cape Fear River in North Carolina.

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