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Values in Maritime Archaeological Heritage: A Socio-Economic Study in Understanding the Public's Perceptions and Willingness to Pay for Preserving Shipwrecks in the Graveyard of Atlantic, North Carolina (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Calvin Mires.

Off the coast of North Carolina’s Outer Banks are the remains of ships spanning hundreds of years of history, architecture, technology, industry, and maritime culture.  Potentially more than 2,000 ships have been lost in "The Graveyard of the Atlantic" due to a combination of natural and human factors.  These shipwrecks are tangible artifacts to the past and constitute important archaeological resources.  They also serve as dramatic links to North Carolina’s historic maritime heritage, helping...