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Granville County, North Carolina, United States (36.32101 -78.65940)
Camp Butner, opened in 1942 as a training camp for World War II soldiers, once encompassed more than 40,000 acres in Granville, Person, and Durham counties. During the war, more than 30,000 soldiers were trained at Camp Butner, including the 35th and 89th divisions. The hilly topography at Camp Butner proved helpful in teaching soldiers how to respond to gas bombings and how to use camouflage and cross rivers. Additionally, both German and Italian prisoners served as cooks and janitors at Camp Butner. Today, most of the land that was Camp Butner now belongs to the North Carolina government. Umstead Hospital, which is no longer operational, was located at the Camp Butner site.
Carolina Beach, New Hanover County, North Carolina, 28428, United States (34.03517 -77.89360)
Coordinates: 34.01356 -77.90976 34.06276 -77.87951 - Minimum elevation: -10 ft - Maximum elevation: 60 ft - Average elevation: 3 ft
Uwharrie National Forest, Troy, Montgomery County, North Carolina, United States (35.43232 -80.03685)
Coordinates: 35.21987 -80.17085 35.63684 -79.73170 - Minimum elevation: 213 ft - Maximum elevation: 1,195 ft - Average elevation: 561 ft
Pisgah National Forest, Transylvania County, North Carolina, 28714, United States (35.30063 -82.81364)
Coordinates: 35.02757 -83.10930 36.21214 -81.57194 - Minimum elevation: 357 ft - Maximum elevation: 6,615 ft - Average elevation: 1,765 ft