Ribbon of Sand

Ribbon of Sand

Special | 25m 48s | Video has closed captioning.

The Outer Banks of North Carolina are a slim and moving line of sand in the open Atlantic. Many travelers think they know these islands, but south of Ocracoke Inlet there rises a luminous bar of sand 60 miles in extent, with no roads, no bridges and no hotels. These are the wild beaches of Cape Lookout — one of the few remaining natural barrier islands in the world.

Aired: 06/08/14

Expired: 02/24/20

Rating: NR

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