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Cape Lookoutthe southernmost tip of Core Banks in SE Carteret County. A lighthouse, coast guard station, and a few summer cottages are there. The De Bry map, 1590, marks the point as "Promontorium tremendum." On the Velasco map, 1611, it is Cape Feare. On the Ogilby map, 1671, it appears as Cape Lookout.
Cape Lookout National Seashorewas authorized to be est. by U.S. Congress in 1966 on Core Banks, Portsmouth Island, and Shackleford Banks on the Outer Banks of E Carteret County. Area contains approx. 16,400 acres.
Cape Lookout Shoalsin the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Lookout, which see, SE Carteret County.
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