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17000
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North Carolina's coastal region has a long history of development that is most concentrated in oceanfront regions such as the Outer Banks and other barrier island beach communities. As land becomes scarce in oceanfront regions, interior coastal zones have the potential to act as outlets to absorb development pressure related to amenity, retirement, and working-age in-migrants. With this inland coastal boom, North Carolina is seeing different types of land cover change.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 15 Issue , 2007, p37-52, map, f
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31568
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Carrot Island and Bird Shoals are wilderness islands across the Beaufort waterfront. When a portion of Carrot Island was bought by a developer, a group of townspeople formed the Beaufort Nature Conservancy Council to fight the sale of lots. Several local and national organizations made sizeable contributions to buy back the land and make it nature reserve.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 10 Issue 7, July 1978, p6-9, il, por Periodical Website
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31720
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A land development Company has its sights set on the possible landing site of the lost colony. Congress voted to let the National Park Service purchase the land to include into the Fort Raleigh site, but the developer is not waiting for the money and has started bulldozing the area.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 3, Aug 1991, p5
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