Our State Geography in a Snap: bodies of water
Written By Emily Horton
The Atlantic Ocean forms the border of eastern North Carolina.
SEE ALSO: EXTENDED ENTRY ON NC RIVERS 
Lake Waccamaw (Columbus County ), Lake Mattamuskeet (Hyde County ), Lake Phelps (Washington, Tyrell County), Lake Gaston (Halifax, Northhampton, Warren County ), Jordan Lake (Durham, Wake, Chatham Counties), Lake Norman (Catawba, Iredell, Mecklenburg, Lincoln Counties)
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1 January 2012 | Horton, Emily S.