Cape Hatteras

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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Hatteras, Cape

(hăt`ərəs), promontory on Hatteras Island, a low, sandy, barrier bar between the Atlantic Ocean and Pamlico Sound, E N.C. Called the Graveyard of the Atlantic, the cape experiences frequent storms that drive ships landward toward its dangerous shallow depths. Cape Hatteras National Seashore (30,319 acres/12,279 hectares; est. 1937), a vast expanse of sand and water, is made up of Hatteras, Bodie, and Ocracoke islands and comprises one of the largest stretches of undeveloped seashore on the U.S. Atlantic coast. Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (built 1870) was removed in 1936 due to heavy beach erosion. A new lighthouse structure stands farther inland. See National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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In the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico in water depths of 200-850 m, in the Atlantic extending from off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina at 35[degrees]N, south around Florida including the Florida Straits, and into the Gulf of Mexico, west to the Mexico/Texas border.
In the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico in water depths of 70-1000 m: in the Atlantic from the northern extent of the EEZ boundary off New England, south to offshore Cape Hatteras, North Carolina at 35[degrees]N; in the Gulf of Mexico from offshore the Florida Panhandle east of Desoto Canyon at 86.
Along the outer shelf and upper continental slope in the Atlantic in water depths of 150-700m offshore Cape Hatteras, North Carolina at 36[degrees]N and extending north of Norfolk Canyon at 37.
EEZ; in the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico in water depths of 100-400m; in the Atlantic extending offshore Cape Hatteras, North Carolina south around Florida, including the Florida Straits, and into the Gulf of Mexico west to the Texas/Mexico border.
In this article, we describe an especially noteworthy species of the genus from two specimens collected from the North Atlantic off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.
A summary of the Marine Monitoring Assessment and Prediction (MARMAP) collections, for November-April of the 1979-87 surveys in the MAB west of longitude 72[degrees]W from Montauk Point, New York, to Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, showed late-stage eggs in only 25 of 2247 plankton hauls (Berrien and Sibunka, 1999).