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Bear Island, located within Hammocks Beach State Park, contains one of the largest and best examples of coastal eolian landforms in the Atlantic Coastal Plain biophysiographic province. Dune movement has created a dynamic landscape of outstanding scenic beauty.
Location: Onslow County, NC
Year designated: 1980
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Last Updated: June 28, 2012