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Standard 1.G.4

1.G.4 Describe and compare various landforms within South Carolina through the use of primary and secondary sources.

Grade(s): PreK, Kindergarten, 1, 2

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2020

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Beech Island | South Carolina Public Radio
Beech Island | South Carolina Public Radio

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"B" is for Beech Island [Aiken County; population 4,834]. Named for the beech trees growing in the wetlands of the nearby Savannah River swamp—and possibly a dead river island—Beech Island began in...
Burnettown | South Carolina Public Radio
Burnettown | South Carolina Public Radio

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"B" is for Burnettown (Aiken County; 2010 population 2,673). Incorporated in 1941, Burnettown is located in the Horses Creek Valley of Aiken County. In 1890, Daniel Burnette purchased land along a...
Savannah River Site (S.C.) Stop 1 - Pine Forest
Savannah River Site (S.C.) Stop 1 - Pine Forest

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In this episode of NatureScene, Rudy and Jim visit the Savannah River Site, located along the southwestern border of South Carolina. The area is 200,000 acres of protected land. When one thinks of the...
The Coastal Zone | South Carolina Geography
The Coastal Zone | South Carolina Geography

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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...
The Coastal Plain | South Carolina Geography
The Coastal Plain | South Carolina Geography

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The Coastal Plain, a region low in elevation, generally consists of a surface gently sloping toward the ocean. It can be divided into an Inner Coastal Plain and an Outer Coastal Plain. Including...
The Sandhills | South Carolina Geography
The Sandhills | South Carolina Geography

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The Fall Line (or, more accurately, the Fall Zone) basically separates the Piedmont from the Coastal Plain- the Up Country from the Low Country. However, wedged in between is a separate landform...
The Piedmont | South Carolina Geography
The Piedmont | South Carolina Geography

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The word "piedmont" means "foot of the mountain." This region is hilly and comprises approximately one third of the state. It includes all or portions of Greenville, Spartanburg, Cherokee, Oconee...
The Blue Ridge | South Carolina Geography
The Blue Ridge | South Carolina Geography

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The Blue Ridge, which includes portions of Oconee, Pickens, Greenville, and Spartanburg counties, is the smallest of the five landform regions being studied in this series. However, this in no way...