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Trip Tips: Where is Shelly Island?

March 13, 2018 Posted by: Mike Barber

The sandbar commonly known as “Shelly Island,” which first appeared off Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) in the spring of 2017, did not make it into the new year.


Last updated: November 8, 2016

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