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1495
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This study of the chemical weathering of the limestone outcropping on the north shore of Lake Waccamaw indicates that the process plays an important role in neutralizing the relatively acidic source waters and maintaining the lake's high alkalinity.
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8944
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Named for an Indian tribe, Lake Waccamaw in Columbus County hosts summer speed boat races and annual sail boat regattas. Many legends exist concerning the lake including one that it was once a giant flower garden protected by an Indian princess. The Great Spirit answered her prayers and turned the garden into the lake, protecting her from her enemies. The lake is home to several kinds of fish including largemouth bass and crappies.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 47 Issue 12, May 1980, p8-11, il
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12670
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The state's first exclusive lake-residential development is being carved out of a luxuriant jungle in Eastern Carolina. Called Shawnee Acres, it lies on the shore of Lake Waccamaw in Columbus County, just 48 miles from the ocean. Rigid instructions have been imposed to guarantee the finest lake-shore development in the state, the most effective being the price of lots ranging from $5,000 to $7,000.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 29 Issue 25, May 1961, p43-45, il
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13282
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North Carolina's eastern lakes offer opportunities for close-to-home outings and economical vacations; two even classify as full-fledged summer resorts - White and Waccamaw.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 8, July 1953, p19-21, f
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14654
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Lake Waccamaw, White Lake and other similar formations in the eastern part of the Carolinas and Georgia were probably formed by falling fragments from other worlds.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 12 Issue 6, July 1944, p6-7, f
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24054
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The Carolina bays, which include places like Lake Waccamaw and White Lake, are natural wonders of North Carolina. The author discusses the prevailing theories of these bays' origins, as well as the array of wildlife and vegetation found there.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 4, Autumn 2015, p24-29, il Periodical Website
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25515
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As North Carolina State Parks turns 100, tourism has grown from 4.2 million visitors in 1972 to 15 million visitors in 2015. The state parks system includes 41 parks and covers 225,537 acres.
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30123
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Lake Waccamaw, North Carolina, is one of the shallow bay lakes of the southeastern coastal plain of North America. It has unusual water chemistry and harbors three endemic fish species. To assess the conservation status of the endemic species, this study measured the thermoregulatory behavior and diel activity patterns of fish species.
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Brimleyana (NoCar QL 155 B75), Vol. Issue 7, July 1982, p55-60, bibl Periodical Website
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36398
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Excerpt about being baptized in Lake Waccamaw taken from the publication, ‘Kin’lin,’ by Hallsboro High School, Hallsboro, NC.
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