Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge

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Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map showing the location of Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge
Map of the United States
Location Hyde County, North Carolina, United States
Nearest city Swan Quarter, North Carolina
Coordinates 35°30′00″N 76°12′00″W / 35.50000°N 76.20000°W / 35.50000; -76.20000Coordinates: 35°30′00″N 76°12′00″W / 35.50000°N 76.20000°W / 35.50000; -76.20000
Area 50,173 acres (203.04 km2)
Established 1934
Governing body U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
http://www.fws.gov/mattamuskeet/

The Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge is a federally protected wildlife refuge located within Hyde County, North Carolina, USA. North Carolina's largest natural lake, Lake Mattamuskeet, is located entirely within the National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge has a total area of 50,173 acres (203.04 km2).[1]

See also[edit]

List of largest National Wildlife Refuges

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.

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