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Land on the Move: The Shifting Sands of North Carolina's Dynamic Outer Banks

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From the delicate intricacies of coastal ecosystems to the destructive fury of hurricanes, nor'easters and tornadoes marvel at the dynamic forces that shape North Carolina's Outer Banks. Consider the problems that plague our fragile coastline, from water quality to beach erosion. In experiential activities on a 62-acre preserve, learn firsthand how ecology and weather have altered people's lives. Delve into the fascinating history of severe weather events with a nationally-published author and study the latest advances in storm forecasting on a trip to the National Weather Service. Glimpse the depths of the "Graveyard of the Atlantic" in the 306,000 gallon "Living Shipwreck" exhibit at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores.
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