Hatteras Inlet

Hatteras Inlet is a estuary in North Carolina, located along the Outer Banks, separating Hatteras Island and Ocracoke Island. It connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Pamlico Sound. Hatteras Inlet is located entirely within Hyde County.

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CSS Fanny - Chicamacomico Incident
... at Chicamacomico, 2) take and destroy the Cape Hatteras lighthouse, and 3) attempt to recapture the forts at Hatteras Inlet ... and the Union troops were able to retreat back to the Hatteras Lighthouse ... The next day Union reinforcements came up from Hatteras Inlet and chased the Confederate troops back to their transports ...
List Of Atlantic Hurricanes Before 1600 - Storms - 1550–1574
... exploring the coast until they sailed around Cape Hatteras ... identified with Virginia but perhaps farther south, even considerably south of Hatteras ... In a storm off Cape Hatteras, the caravel of Villafañe almost foundered, and two vessels of the fleet undoubtedly perished ...
Pre-1600 Atlantic Hurricane Seasons - Storms - 1550–1574
... northward, exploring the coast until they sailed around Cape Hatteras ... often identified with Virginia but perhaps farther south, even considerably south of Hatteras ... In a storm off Cape Hatteras, the caravel of Villafañe almost foundered, and two vessels of the fleet undoubtedly perished ...
Battle Of Hatteras Inlet Batteries - Hatteras Inlet in Confederate Hands
... Cape Hatteras, the easternmost point in the Confederacy, is within sight of the Gulf Stream, which moves at a speed of about 3 knots (1.5 m/s) at this latitude ... Watchers stationed at the Hatteras lighthouse would then signal a raider, which would dash out and make a capture, often being able to return the same day ... seceding from the Union established forts at the inlets, waterways that allowed entrance to and egress from the sounds ...

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    As for the inlet or outlet of Walden, I have not yet discovered any but rain and snow and evaporation, though perhaps, with a thermometer and a line, such places may be found.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)