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Science In Your Backyard: South Carolina

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South Carolina State Facts

Image of South Carolina with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate


Capital: Columbia(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 30,109 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 4,625,364
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Sassafras Mtn. at 3,560 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Pickens
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Atlantic Ocean at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Richland County approx. 13 miles southeast of Columbia
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)

 

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