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8401
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Eastern North Carolina is home to many swamps ranging in size from small wet strips to the magnificent spread of the Great Dismal Swamp. When exploring North Carolina's swamps, one can find a wide variety of plant and animal life. Many swamps contain plant life unique to their areas, but almost all of North Carolina's swamps are home to the majestic cypress tree. Swamp visitors must always take safety precautions from such things as poisonous snakes and plants. With proper precautions, a swamp expedition provides a fascinating adventure.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 52 Issue 11, Apr 1985, p12-13, il
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8640
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A large pocosin, or raised swamp formed some 9000 years ago, is located in the Croatan National Forest. Pocosins are shrub-tree communities, with trees only about five feet in height.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 50 Issue 12, May 1983, p16-18, il, map
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20139
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Swamps lie in various regions of North Carolina, bringing unique environmental and cultural aspects to the state.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 3, Aug 2013, p134-136, 138, 140, 142-143, f Periodical Website
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25144
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The Pamlico-Tar River Foundation has considered buying two areas of swamp land to prevent them from being developed or logged.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 5 Issue 3, Spring 1986, p1, 3, il
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25248
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Ralph Steele reflects on his opinions on swamp ghosts and reminisces about the first time he saw one with his two sons.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 20 Issue 4, Fall 2001, p2, 6, il, por
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2201
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Pocosins, vast, densely vegetated areas, and savannas, grassy flat areas, exist only in the state's Coastal Plain. Savannas are important because of their diverse plant and animal life, while pocosins absorb excess rainwater.
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28389
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Depth profiles are reported for ammonium and phosphorus in sediment pore water and concentrations in surface water along the length of Pocotaligo Swamp in South Carolina. The distributions were examined in relation to effluent from a wastewater treatment plant. Results show that the swamp is nitrogen-limited.
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38253
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Cited as the third largest lake in North Carolina and home to endemic species, Lake Wacccamaw’s unique qualities include theories for its origins. Beliefs about the Carolina Bays’ creation range from the handiwork of meteors to the swimming patterns of its fish. As for the community surrounding the lake, Whiteville residents are also defined by the author as endemic. They thrive on small town values, such as tending to the town’s history and resisting a transformation into a tourist site.
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39997
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The Old-Growth Forest in Three Sisters Swamp lives up to its name, through trees such as a Bald Cypress named Methuselah and two others possibly two millennia old. It is from these trees, among the oldest in the United States, that researchers are hoping to find the secret to conserving trees in the Black River area.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Fall 2019, p20-25 Periodical Website