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18th-Century Hurricanes
by Ijames, Earl. According to the American Heritage Dictionary, a hurricane is a three-dimensional, severe tropical cyclone with sustained winds at or above 74 miles per hour. When these big storms strike, they [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Artesian Wells
by Powell, William S. Artesian wells, more abundant in southern North Carolina than in the state's northern counties, consist of ground water sufficiently concentrated and under enough natural pressure to flow to the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Canoes
by Stick, David. Canoes have provided a primary form of transportation on the sounds, rivers, and bays of coastal North Carolina for centuries. In the 1580s the explorers and colonists sent to Roanoke Island by Sir [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carolina Beach State Park
by . Carolina Beach State Park was established in 1969 to preserve the unique environment along the intracoastal waterway. The 761-acre park is located on a triangle of land known as Pleasure Island, [...] (from NC Division of Parks and Recreation, NC Dept. of Environment & Natural Resources.)
Caves and Caverns
by Weidman, Rich. Nearly 900 caves and caverns are known to exist in North Carolina, although only a small number are accessible to the public. Linville Caverns, which lies deep within Humpback Mountain in McDowell [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cement
by Seaman, Jean H. Cement, calcium oxide produced by heating carbonate rock or shell and used as a hardening and binding agent when mixed with water and sand, was manufactured from limestone, marl, and shell deposits [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Chimney Rock State Park
by . Chimney Rock State Park North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation, [...] (from NC Division of Parks and Recreation, NC Dept. of Environment & Natural Resources.)
Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
by . Cliffs of the Neuse State Park North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation, 2015 http://ncparks.gov/ GPS Coordinates: 35.2354, [...] (from NC Division of Parks and Recreation, NC Dept. of Environment & Natural Resources.)
Coal
by McArver, Charles H., Seaman, Jean H. Coal in North Carolina is limited to two belts of Triassic sediment: the sporadic Dan River belt and the larger Deep River belt, which runs along the Deep River in Lee, Moore, and Chatham Counties. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Coastal Life
by Amspacher, Karen Willis. Coastal Life "Homegrown Skills: Creating a Way of Life at the Coast" by Karen Willis Amspacher Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Fall 2009. Tar Heel Junior [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Commission on the Future of North Carolina
by Williams, Wiley J. The Commission on the Future of North Carolina, also called NC 2000, was created in June 1981 by Governor James B. Hunt Jr. Chaired by William C. Friday, then president of the consolidated University [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Conservation Movement - Part 1: Introduction
by Daniels, Dennis F., Freeman, Joan E., Roe, Charles E., Rohr, Karl, Murray, Raymond L., Shires, Nancy P. Part 1: Introduction; Part 2: Initial Water Conservation, Forestry Regulation, and Antipollution Policies; Part 3: Development of the Modern Environmental Movement; Part 4: New Programs, Legal [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Conservation Movement - Part 2: Initial Water Conservation, Forestry Regulation, and Antipollution Policies
by Roe, Charles E., Rohr, Karl. Part 1: Introduction; Part 2: Initial Water Conservation, Forestry Regulation, and Antipollution Policies; Part 3: Development of the Modern Environmental Movement; Part 4: New Programs, Legal [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Conservation Movement - Part 4: New Programs, Legal Initiatives, and Continuing Environmental Threats
by Roe, Charles E., Rohr, Karl. Part 1: Introduction; Part 2: Initial Water Conservation, Forestry Regulation, and Antipollution Policies; Part 3: Development of the Modern Environmental Movement; Part 4: New Programs, Legal [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dirt Eaters
by Zimmerman, Carmena B. "Dirt eaters," also called "clay eaters," "sandlappers," and other names, are individuals who regularly eat soil as part of their diet. It has been generally accepted that the practice of soil eating [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
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