Photos and Information about Piver's Island, the Rachel Carson Reserve, Shackelford Banks and Fort Macon

Odyssey Passing Through on Way to Gulf 2010

Research vessel Odyssey arriving Beaufort Harbor at 7:00am this morning on the way to the Gulf. Click images below for more fascinating information. Did you know? The heart of a blue whale may weigh 4 thousand pounds (2 tons) and can pump about 60 gallons with each beat. The heart valves are about the size of a standard hubcap.

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Cute little sailboat.

Pink Moon