WONDER #1080: Where Is the Graveyard of the Atlantic?

Question 1 of 3

What two forces collide to create the stormy, dangerous seas off the coast of North Carolina?

  1. Setter Current and the Gulf Storm
  2. Labrador Current and the Gulf Stream
  3. The Undertow and the Jet Stream
  4. Pirates and Wild Horses

Question 2 of 3

Where did the first recorded shipwreck along the Outer Banks occur near?

  1. Kill Devil Hills
  2. Diamond Shoals
  3. The Cape Fear River
  4. Cape Hatteras

Question 3 of 3

The lifesaving stations built by the government along the Outer Banks would later become what branch of the armed forces?

  1. Army
  2. Navy
  3. Coast Guard
  4. Marines

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