Theory of Continental Drift
Southern Atlantic Coast
Name the 3 sections of the Coastal Zone.
Where was rice and indigo grown during colonial times?
Why was much of the soil in the Coastal Plains worn out in the nineteenth and early twentieth century?
Pine Forests and Fruit Orchards
What were the “clay eaters” known as?
A granite deposit
List 3 examples of Mondadnocks in SC.
Forty Acre Rock
What mountain chain is the Blue Ridge area a part of?
Why is the Blue Ridge not good for farming?
Coldest and Wettest region
Name the highest peak and waterfall in SC.
• Coldest and wettest region in SC--Contains the highest peak in SC,
• Also contains the highest waterfall east of the Mississippi
River, Whitewater Falls
What river system is located in the northeast part of SC?
What two characteristics describe the rivers once they reach the Fall Zone?
They become broad and carry rich soil deposits
When does SC get the most rain?
What month and year did Hurricane Hugo hit SC?
Where was the most destructive earthquake in SC History?