Outer Banks, North Carolina - Wood Laser Cut Map
This is a beautifully detailed, laser engraved and precision cut topographical map of the Outer Banks in North Carolina with the following interesting stats carved into it:
Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk-
Known for the Wright brothers of Dayton, Ohio. First powered airplane flight in 1903.
Known for huge sand dunes visible from miles at sea. The largest dune on the East Coast is named Jockey's Ridge.
Named after a civilized Croatan Indian. Manteo was christened and given the name of Lord of Roanoke and served as a liason between the English and the Croatan Indians.
Indigenous people inhabited the area 1500 years ago, fishing and collecting oysters and shellfish.
Is best known as the sight of the first attempted settlements of English Colonists in the new world, including the settlers of the "Lost Colony". Among these "lost" colonists was Virginia Dare, the first child born to English speaking parents in the New World. Named in 1584 by Captain Philip Amadas and Arthur Barlowe.
Well known for the first all black man crew life-saving station. The keeper Richard Etheridge was considered the best surfman on the North Carolina coast in 1879.
Easternmost point of North Carolina.
Known as Cape Kenrick on colonial era maps.
Named during the American Civil War by a passing Union officer. Formally given to the town in 1901.
Historically known as Kinnakeet Village it was then renamed Avon in 1883. The Little Kinnakeet Life Saving Station was among the first seven stations constructed on the North Carolina treacherous Outer Banks in 1874.
Most famous for Cape Hatteras lighthouse protecting sailors from Cape Point where the Gulf Stream and Labrador currents intersect. Waters off the Cape Point Coast are known as Diamond Shoals and the Graveyard of the Atlantic.
Previously known as Trent, but received the name Frisco in 1898. Home to the only airfield on the island.
Named by the Croatan Indians. Hatteras, an English rendition meaning "there is less vegetation".
Well known for the legends of Blackbeard, a pirate able to navigate the treacherous waters which provided him a hide out til his death in 1718.
You can choose the stand out map which is mounted onto a tranquil blue back with a key hole cut on the back, ready to hang.
Available in two sizes:
Standard Stand out 15"x23"
Large Stand out 19"x32"
Or a framed map, our classic solid wood English chestnut stained frame gives it the classic look, also available in two sizes;
Standard 18”x27” map
Large 37”x24” map
All maps include special points of interest laser engraved into the map face and come with a beautiful blue self-adhesive Swarovski Crystal to mark your preferred location on the map. Each map is a beautiful artistic handcrafted work of art using the finest woods with special attention to every detail. Due to the natural variation in wood grain, each map will vary slightly in finish and color. Birch is our wood of preference.
Once the map is cut and engraved we hand sand multiple times, assemble and clear coat them for a lustrous wood shine. We believe that this personal attention each and every item receives makes each wooden item a unique work of art.
Made in the USA by American workers in an American owned business.
First Item: $ 11.50
Additional Items: $ 11.50
We take great pride in our work and guarantee you will be satisfied. We will gladly replace any of our items or refund your money if not completely happy. Please return item within two weeks. If an item is presented as a gift exceptions will be made.
Custom orders will be replaced if damaged during shipping or if we made a mistake.
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