Cape Hatteras

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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 49,075 (19,868) 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 49,075 (19,868) 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 86.5[degrees]W west to the area of Mississippi Canyon at 90.5[degrees]W.
The USS Monitor is located in 240 feet of water 16 miles south of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, where the ship sank on a stormy New Year's Eve in 1862.
Abstract--Psednos rossi new species (Teleostei: Liparidae) is described from two specimens collected in the North Atlantic Ocean off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, at depths of 500-674 m.
Lawrence south to Cape Hatteras, North Carolina [2, 3].
The storm is centered about 285 miles (460 kilometers) east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, and is moving east at 13 mph (20 kph).
The larvae of some species of fishes that spawn in the South Atlantic Bight (SAB; Cape Hatteras, North Carolina to Cape Canaveral, Florida) are transported northward to the Middle Atlantic Bight (MAB; Cape Cod, Massachusetts to Cape Hatteras, North Carolina) where they eventually use estuaries as juvenile nurseries.