A Walk Around The Point At Land’s End

The Bogue Banks and its neighbor, The Shackelford Banks, lie just south  of Cape Lookout  off  the North Carolina Coast.  Unlike the Outer Banks which runs from Corolla in the north through the Cape Hatteras National Seashore to the Cape Lookout National Seashore, the Bogue and Shackelford Banks are pretty much positioned east west rather than north south.  This means the sun is overhead throughout the day from sunrise to sunset.  Here, the beaches are wider and they are growing.  The beach you see above which rounds the point was not here ten years ago.

The dunes along this section of beach have largely been built up due to the careful positioning of sand fences which dot the landscape.

The Bogue Sound and the town of Swansboro are  visible in the distance.  Beach erosion and the loss of sand and dunes due to nor’easters and hurricanes along the Outer Banks,  appears to have been to the benefit of Land’s End on the Bogue Banks.  Thanks for the look and have a great week ahead.

2 thoughts on “A Walk Around The Point At Land’s End

  1. Beautiful photos – the beach looks like it goes on forever. It’s interesting how they have been replenishing sand in the OBX and these beaches are growing. Nature knows how to take care of itself!!

  2. John…thank you for the look.
    It is funny how things work out. What is bad for a neighbor is sometimes good for you. hummmm….food for thought. Your beaches are amazing. Florida beaches are definitely decreasing in width in many spots. We need some of those fences…:)

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