Down the Wild Cape Fear

Down the Wild Cape Fear

A River Journey Through the Heart of North Carolina

eBook - 2013
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This book invites readers onto the fabled waters of the Cape Fear River and guides them on the 200-mile voyage from the confluence of the Deep and Haw Rivers at Mermaid Point all the way to the Cape of Fear on Bald Head Island. Accompanying the author by canoe and powerboat are a cadre of people passionate about the river, among them a river guide, a photographer, a biologist, a river keeper, and a boat captain. Historical voices also lend their wisdom to our understanding of this river, which has been a main artery of commerce, culture, settlement, and war for the entire region since it was first discovered by Verrazzano in 1524.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2013]
ISBN: 9781469608129
146960812X
9781469608136
1469608138
9781469602073
1469602075
Characteristics: 1 online resource (276 pages) : illustrations, maps

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