The Sandhills of South Carolina marked the edge of the ancient ocean shoreline nearly 55 million years ago in what is now South Carolina. The Sandhills today form a band that separates the Midlands and Piedmont from the Coastal Plain, running through parts of Aiken, Lexington, Richland, Kershaw, Sumter and Chesterfield Counties.
Courtesy of the South Caroliniana Library.
- Global citizenship begins with the initial understanding of Earth’s major features and how geographic information is used to learn about those features.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the characteristics of urban, rural, and suburban areas within South Carolina.