Drum Inlet reopened by explosive blast


Title
Drum Inlet reopened by explosive blast
Description
A plume of water and sand rise high in the air as the Army Corps of Engineers detonated 26 tons of a high explosive this afternoon on the Core Banks on the coast of North Carolina. The blast blew a 385 foot plug out of the banks to reopen an inlet- Drum Inlet -that had been closed due to natural causes.
Date
December 23, 1971
Original Format
photographs
Extent
Local Identifier
741.45.f
Creator(s)
Contributor(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
Rights
Copyright held by Joyner Library. Permission to reuse this work is granted for all non-commercial purposes.
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