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This article details recorded changes in the North Carolina coast between 1585 and 1900 by comparing historical maps with modern observations. Details include changed feature names, shifting shoals, moving inlets, and altered water ways.
Collier Cobb, professor of geology at the University of North Carolina, explores the need for the scientific management of North Carolina forests. Erosion, the negative affects of deforestation and the connection between geology and forest cover are among the topics covered. Early efforts in professional forestry on the Biltmore Estate are also noted.
The isolated situation and culture of Hatteras Island, North Carolina has contributed to the preservation of speech patterns characteristic of the early English and Scottish inhabitants of the island.
North Carolina Outer Bank residents produces a unique and local version of each original story. Story tellers take the original tropes and story points from the ancient myths and cast them into a modern and local setting, as well as speak a pure and idiomatic English unique to the region. By doing so, they are able to convey the values from those stories in an easier and more accessible manner.