About the map
This map shows major rivers, reservoirs, bays, sounds, and lakes of North Carolina. In general, the rivers of North Carolina flow into the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico.
The largest lakes in North Carolina are Kerr Lake, Lake Mattamuskeet and Lake Norman. But the 48,900-acre Kerr Lake extends out into the neighboring state of Virginia and is a major source of hydroelectricity.
North Carolina has several bays and sounds on its eastern coastline. For example, it includes Pamlico Sound, Albemarle Sound, and Onslow
Bay. Some of the major rivers in North Carolina are the Catawba River, Tar River, Pee Dee River, and the Roanoke River.
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North Carolina lakes, rivers and reservoirs
Lakes and reservoirs
John H Kerr Reservoir
High Rock Lake
B Everett Jordan Lake
Rivers and streams
Pee Dee River
French Broad River
Bays, sounds and capes
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