Monday, October 09, 2017

Nautical Chart

Last week a reader commented on our post about the spuds visible near the Cedar Island/Swan Quarter ferry channel, and asked if the spuds could be located on the map I reproduced on our post about Ocracoke Inlet.

The map mentioned above is simply a boater's guide to North Carolina coastal waters, not a navigation chart, so the spuds are not referenced. However, you can view a NOAA navigation chart here: To see where the spuds are located (at 35° 9" 25" N, 76° 0' 7"W) you might want to zoom in, and then look NNW of Ocracoke Village. You will see this symbol that marks the spot where the dredge Lehigh rests:

This month's Ocracoke Newsletter highlights several noteworthy staircases in historic island homes. To read the newsletter, and see photos, click here:

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