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Seashells of North Carolina

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Published by North Carolina Sea Grant .
Written in English


  • Photography,
  • North America,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - General,
  • Nature,
  • Subjects & Themes - Plants & Animals,
  • Photo Essays,
  • Seashells

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJeannie Faris Norris (Editor), Scott D. Taylor (Photographer)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8553282M
ISBN 100966318706
ISBN 109780966318708

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Treasures from the Sea. Serious collectors, crafters and casual beachcombers are welcomed by beaches dotted, sometimes blanketed, with shells. Experts in North Carolina shell identification might. So before you launch on your Carolina Beach vacation, be sure and pack along a couple shelling bags, a seashell guide book, and a sense of adventure to enjoy one of coastal North Carolina’s most treasured pastimes. Scotch Bonnet – The Scotch Bonnet is the state shell of North Carolina, and is a surprisingly rare find that is prized by.   Peaceful or busy, current-washed or calm, there’s a beach for you on North Carolina’s miles of barrier-island coastline. But within that variety is at least one similarity: They’re all great for hunting seashells year-round. You’ll find dozens of types of shells on our state’s beaches. Seashell identification guide. This Guide is provided by The easiest way to identify your seashells is to find them below as a thumbnail and then click on the picture of the seashell you were looking for.

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