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Dare unveils shipwreck map for GIS Day

 

In celebration of Geographic Information System (GIS) Day on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, the Dare County Department of Information Technologies GIS Division has developed an Outer Banks Shipwrecks Map.

This treasure map-themed web map gives users the opportunity to explore some of the estimated 3,000 shipwrecks in the Graveyard of the Atlantic, which is situated just off the coast of North Carolina. Users can also obtain information about the year each of these vessels sank.

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