Cape Fear and Frying Pan Shoals

Cape Fear and Frying Pan Shoals (HM26HC)

Location: Bald Head Island, NC 28461 Brunswick County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 50.726', W 77° 57.693'

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An underwater labyrinth of sandbars stretches for 20 miles into the Atlantic Ocean, varying in depth from 3 to 15 feet, causing frequent shipwrecks. One of North Carolina's three great capes, collectively known as the Graveyard of the Atlantic, these treacherous waters are part of the reason for its name.
HM NumberHM26HC
Placed ByVillage of Bald Head Island
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Date Added Sunday, April 1st, 2018 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 225966 N 3748964
Decimal Degrees33.84543333, -77.96155000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 50.726', W 77° 57.693'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 50' 43.56" N, 77° 57' 41.58" W
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Area Code(s)910
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 202 Station House Way, Bald Head Island NC 28461, US
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