Physical Features

Water rushing through a narrow straight

Chauga Narrows in Oconee County. Image courtesy of the SCPRT. 

Discover the mountains, lakes & rivers, geology, and climate of South Carolina.

Climate

Lakes & Rivers

Geographical Features

  • South Carolina State Parks
    State parks often represent and highlight the unique physical landscape of a region. Explore one near your home town or virtually explore one online today!
  • Sea Islands
    Check out this map of the South Carolina Sea Islands.
  • Wetlands DISCUS
    South Carolina's coasts are full of marshes and bays.

Geology

amethyst
Image of amethyst by Bruce Avera Hunter life.nbii.gov

Natural Disasters