Congaree Swamp National Monument
geographical name reservation central South Carolina S of Columbia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Congaree Swamp National Monument — Reserva nacional en la parte central del estado de Carolina del Sur en EE.UU. Autorizado en 1976, cubre una superficie de 6. 126 ha (15.138 acres) de tierras aluviales que se inundan por las crecidas del río Congaree. Contiene el ultimo vestigio… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Congaree Swamp National Monument — National preserve, central South Carolina, U.S. Authorized in 1976, it covers 15,138 acres (6,126 hectares) of alluvial floodplain on the Congaree River. It contains the last significant tract of virgin Southern bottomland hardwoods in the… …   Universalium

  • Congaree National Park — IUCN Category Ib (Wilderness Area) …   Wikipedia

  • Congaree National Park — ▪ national park, South Carolina, United States  natural area in central South Carolina, U.S., about 20 miles (30 km) southeast of Columbia. Authorized in 1976 as Congaree Swamp National Monument, it was designated a national park and renamed in… …   Universalium

  • Congaree River — ▪ river, South Carolina, United States       river, central South Carolina, U.S., formed by the confluence of the Broad (Broad River) and Saluda (Saluda River) rivers at Columbia. After a course of about 50 miles (80 km), part of which forms the… …   Universalium

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  • Monument — (as used in expressions) Agate Fossil Beds National Monument Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve Aztec Ruins National Monument Bandelier National Monument Canyon de Chelly National Monument Cape Krusenstern National Monument Casa Grande… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • National — (as used in expressions) Agate Fossil Beds National Monument National Railroad Passenger Corp. Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve Appalachian National Scenic Trail Aztec Ruins National Monument Bandelier National Monument Canyon de Chelly… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • swamp — swampish, adj. /swomp/, n. 1. a tract of wet, spongy land, often having a growth of certain types of trees and other vegetation, but unfit for cultivation. v.t. 2. to flood or drench with water or the like. 3. Naut. to sink or fill (a boat) with… …   Universalium

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