South Carolina River Systems
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South Carolina River SystemsSlide2
Why are rivers important?
Boats travel on rivers to move supplies and crops.
Rivers are habitats for many animals.
People use rivers for fun: fishing, swimming, boating
Some rivers help make electricity.
Rivers are a source of water for homes.
In the past, people living near rivers used the water for drinking, cooking, washing clothes, taking baths, and watering plants.Slide3
What is a river system?
River systems are all of the rivers that flow into a larger river.
How do we know where a river is on a map?Slide4
South Carolina has four main river systems.Slide5
river—a body of water
basin—land surrounding each river system
tributary—rivers that empty into other rivers