Postcard of the U.S. Weather Bureau Building at Columbia, South Carolina, ca. 1915. Image courtesy of the NOAA National Weather Service.
Lakes & Rivers
Visit The Three Rivers in Columbia and The Estuary in Charleston and explore the natural and cultural of the rivers.
Carolina Bays are oval-shaped ponds and wetlands that occur along the Atlantic coast, many in South Carolina.
Explore Cartwheel Bay, a Carolina Bay in Horry County, including videos, animals, and plants in the region.
South Carolina Waterfalls
See images of waterfalls in the Blue Ridge region.
South Carolina Watersheds
See the four watersheds in South Carolina. Watersheds are the regions where the water flows into a body of water such as a river, lake, or ocean.
South Carolina Map of Rivers and Watersheds
Here is a detailed, color-coded map of the rivers and watersheds in South Carolina.
Carolina Bays near Marion, SC. View Larger Map
The Ashepoo, Combahee, and Edisto Rivers make up the ACE Basin.
Explore the wildlife, plants, and climate of The Cove Forest and The Salt Marsh.
Meet the amphibians, such as mole salamanders and ground puppies, that call isolated wetlands home.