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Jockey's Ridge State Park is a state park of the U.S. state of North Carolina. Located near Nags Head, North Carolina, it covers 420 acres (1.7 kmĀ²) and includes the largest natural sand dune system in the eastern U.S. Often when it rains water collects near the bottom of the dunes thus creating a temporary lake. Few fauna can be seen although some types of flora may be readily identified closer to the bottom of the dunes, such as tall grass. The park has a small museum which doubles as its visitors center. Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... ... State nickname: Tar Heel State; Old North State Other U.S. States Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Governor Michael Easley (D) Senators Elizabeth Dole (R) Richard Burr (R) Official language(s) English Area 139,509 km² (28th)  - Land 126,256 km²  - Water 13,227 km² (9. ... Nags Head is a town located in Dare County, North Carolina. ... This article is about the sand formations, for other meanings see Dune (disambiguation) Mesquite Flat Dunes in Death Valley National Park In physical geography, a dune is a hill of sand built by eolian (wind-related) processes. ... A Lake is a body of water surrounded by land. ... Fauna is a collective term for animal life. ... In Botany a Flora (or Floræ) is a collective term for plant life and can also refer to a descriptive catalogue of the plants of any geographical area, geological period, etc. ...


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