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        South Carolina Geography | The Coastal Zone

        The Coastal Zone is the region of the state where creeks and rivers are affected by the ebb and flow of ocean tides. (In some places, such as Virginia, the term "tidewater" is used to describe this region.) Counties in South Carolina that are wholly or partially located in the Coastal Zone are Horry, Georgetown, Colleton, Jasper, and Beaufort.

         

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        South Carolina Geography: The Coastal Zone

        (00:19:58) The Coastal Zone can be subdivided into three separate regions. The arcuate is the crescent-shaped area from the North Carolina border to Winyah Bay, near Georgetown. It is about 60 miles in length and includes many popular beach resorts, the largest of which is Myrtle Beach.

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        The Coastal Zone: Definition and Location

        (00:04:29) The Coastal Zone can be subdivided into three separate regions. The arcuate is the crescent-shaped area from the North Carolina border to Winyah Bay, near Georgetown. It is about 60 miles in length and includes many popular beach resorts, the largest of which is Myrtle Beach.

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        The Coastal Zone: Myrtle Beach

        (00:01:06) This is the central city of the Grand Strand and one of the East Coast's most popular vacation spots. The physical geography—primarily the Atlantic Ocean, the beaches, and the climate—has contributed to tourism's being the dominant factor in the area's economy.

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        The Coastal Zone: Santee Delta

        (00:03:47) The Student Host takes a boat ride with a geologist from the South Carolina Coastal Council. They travel from a landing where U.S. Highway 17 crosses the North Santee River, through the delta to the Atlantic Ocean.

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        The Coastal Zone: Gullah Festival

        (00:02:05) Gullah is a dialect and culture of Blacks who, for many years, were isolated on the sea islands of the South Carolina and Georgia coasts. Roads, bridges, mass media, and improved educational and economic opportunities have caused Gullah to diminish.

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        The Coastal Zone: Morris Island

        (00:01:56) The size and shape of Morris Island has changed dramatically since Confederate batteries there protected Charleston Harbor during the War Between the States. As a transgressive barrier island, its shoreline is constantly changing.

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        The Coastal Zone: Hilton Head

        (00:01:01) The general erosion stability of this beach ridge barrier island, along with its moderate climate and tropical landscape, has helped in its development as an internationally known resort.

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        The Coastal Zone: 50 Minute Man: Charleston County

        (00:01:45) The 5O-Minute Man travels on a shrimp boat from a landing along Bohicket Creek on Wadmalaw Island to the North Edisto River and the Atlantic Ocean.

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        The Coastal Zone: Beaufort County Water Festival

        (00:02:08) Water has historically affected the culture and economy of the Beaufort area. It has kept people isolated on the sea islands, along with bringing people in to make new settlements.

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        The Coastal Zone: Charleston

        (00:01:59) Charleston is the second largest city in South Carolina. It is on a peninsula formed by the Ashley and Cooper rivers, and is one of the nation's oldest and most historic cities. Its landscape consists of marry architecturally unique homes.

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