Back Sound

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The Back Sound is a large and shallow body of water in eastern North Carolina. It located between the mainland of Carteret County and Harkers Island to the north, and Shackleford Banks to the south. To the east is the Core Banks and Portsmouth Island. Beaufort and Morehead City are located to the west.

Coordinates: 34°41′05″N 76°34′14″W / 34.68472°N 76.57056°W / 34.68472; -76.57056