Our plan was simple: float 50 miles down the Congaree River
from downtown Columbia to the southern edge of Congaree National Park, just 25 crow-miles away.
The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings for areas adjacent to the Congaree River
in Columbia, S.
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley said parts of the state were hit with rainfall that would be expected to occur once in 1,000 years, with the Congaree River
at its highest level since 1936.
Aircraft crashes in Congaree River
The Department of Natural Resources says a Mooney 20 aircraft landed in the Congaree River
Saturday afternoon, in Calhoun County, SC.
Among the times and places are floodplain geology and geomorphology of the Lower Congaree River
Valley in South Carolina, the New Madrid Seismic Zone, seismic hazard and visible damage from the great 1886 earthquake, the stratigraphic and structural evolution of the Talladega slate belt in the Alabama Appalachians, and traversing suspect terranes in the central Virginia Piedmont from Proterozoic anorthosites to modern earthquakes.
The 500-acre Innovista Master Plan for Columbia reclaims the classic street and block grid of the 1786 city plan in an area between the State House and the university campus to the east and the Congaree River
to the west.
About 10 times a year there really is water everywhere as the Congaree River
rises to flood the entire area.
A core sample was taken through organic sediments from the edge of the Congaree river
Situated several miles northwest of Fort Watson on the Congaree River
, Fort Motte served as the main British depot for supply convoys coming up from Charleston and contained a good store of ammunition, food, and clothing -- all badly needed by Marion's troops.
English professor Keen Butterworth and his wife, Nancy, made plans to whisk my daughters and me 20 miles to Congaree Swamp National Monument, home of the last virgin forests of loblolly pine and bald cypress in the state: land that had been saved by its own ungovernable reckless biological passion--wild low swampland emerging from the spillage of the exuberant joining of the Broad and Saluda Rivers, at whose confluence is birthed the Congaree River
, which sprawls for 60 miles until mingling with the Wateree River, thence to form the Santee, which searches for, and finds, the Atlantic.
I was first introduced to this innovative tactic when my friend Bob Wilson returned to camp after spending several hours on stand in a marshy bottomland bordering South Carolina's Congaree River
Nikki Haley urged the residents of South Carolina to stay safe, saying that the amount of rain in the low country was at its highest level in a 1,000 years and noted that the Congaree River
was at its highest level since 1936.