Photographer's Note

Throughout history, hundreds of ships have fallen prey to the North Carolina’s coast formidable currents, fierce storms, and shifting shoals, also known as the infamous Graveyard of the Atlantic.

The building now serves as a ranger office and visitor center for Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Still a functioning U.S. Coast Guard navigational aid, the tower remains closed to the public.

Bodie Island Lighthouse Facts:

• Height: 156 feet
• Height of Stripes: 22 feet
• Stairs: 214
• Beam Range: 19 miles

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