Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge

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Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
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A wetland at the refuge
Map showing the location of Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge
Map of North carolina
Location Hyde County, North Carolina, United States
Nearest city Swan Quarter, North Carolina
Coordinates 35°30′N 76°12′W / 35.500°N 76.200°W / 35.500; -76.200Coordinates: 35°30′N 76°12′W / 35.500°N 76.200°W / 35.500; -76.200
Area 50,173 acres (203.04 km2)
Established 1934
Governing body U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Website Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge

The Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge is a federally protected wildlife refuge located within Hyde County, North Carolina, United States. 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]

The Lake Mattamuskeet Pump Station, also known as Mattamuskeet Lodge, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[2]

See also[edit]

List of largest National Wildlife Refuges

References[edit]

  1. ^ USFWS Lands Report, 30 September 2007
  2. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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

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