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Salter Path

Salter Path is a small community near the center of Bogue Banks. This area is characterized by a large dune system and a small maritime forest.

How does the beach on Salter Path differ from other areas of Bogue Banks, such as Emerald Isle, Atlantic Beach, Pine Knoll Shores, and Fort Macon?

What is the function of grass on a dune system?

These photographs were taken at:
34 41' 16 N, 76 52' 52 W

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