Also Known As: Whale Bone, Whale Bone Junction, and Whalebone Junction.



Any one of several areally extensive natural features not included in other categories.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
35.9151719°, -75.5996158°
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20 ft. (6 m.)

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US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Whalebone is covered by the Roanoke Island NE, NC US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Jeanettes Pier Man-made 0.4 mi
Little Penguin Island Land 0.6 mi
Whalebone Junction Information Station Man-made 0.7 mi
Nags Head Island Land 0.8 mi
Penguins Islands Land 0.8 mi

Nearby Photos

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Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is MANTEO AP which is approximately 6 miles away and has an elevation of 13 feet (7 feet lower than Whalebone). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 4.67" 51.5° 35.8°
February 3.22" 53.6° 37.0°
March 4.62" 60.0° 43.0°
April 3.13" 68.7° 51.2°
May 4.21" 75.8° 59.5°
June 4.77" 82.5° 68.2°
July 5.25" 86.4° 72.3°
August 5.64" 85.1° 71.6°
September 4.93" 80.6° 67.4°
October 4.10" 71.4° 56.8°
November 3.40" 63.4° 48.1°
December 3.67" 55.3° 40.0°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 52% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 88% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 84% of other locations on record.