Sunday, January 27, 2008

Graveyard of the Atlantic

Graveyard of the Atlantic: Shipwrecks of the North Carolina Coast

by David Stick (Author)

You can stand on Cape Point at Hatteras on a stormy day and watch two oceans come together in an awesome display of savage fury; for there at the Point the northbound Gulf Stream and the cold currents coming down from the Arctic run head-on into each other, tossing their spumy spray a hundred feet or better into the air and dropping sand and shells and sea life at the point of impact.