Pictures of North Carolina Cape Hatteras
Pictures of North Carolina Cape Hatteras. Going there each year since 3 years for essentially Kitesurfing with my good friends from Canada. Cape Hatteras is known around the world as the land of kiteboarding downwinders. Seventy miles of unlimited access to the water, both soundside and oceanside, allow riders to pick and choose their perfect-length run.
The area now known as Cape Hatteras National Seashore has a long and rich heritage. The islands that make up the seashore have been home to Native Americans, farmers, watermen, slaves, lighthouse keepers, surfmen, and many others who continue to shape the heritage of the area. The people have witnessed events that include hurricanes, the death of Blackbeard the pirate, Civil War battles, the construction of its now famous lighthouses, the birth of the USCG in the lifesaving stations, hundreds of shipwrecks, Billy Mitchell’s test bombings, Reginald Fessenden’s first radio broadcasts, the building of dunes by the CCC, scientific strides in weather forecasting, u-boat attacks, and much more. Though some of the actual history has been lost in time, the culture found in the people, places and stories lives on. (From NPS.gov)
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