Physical map of South Carolina
Information about the geography of South CarolinaSouth Carolina is a state in the southeastern United States. It is bordered by North Carolina on the north, Georgia on the southwest, and the Atlantic Ocean on the southeast.
The state is almost flat, except for the northeastern corner, that reaches into the Blue Ridge Mountain Ranges, with the highest point of Sassafras Mountain, that is 1085 meters (3,554 feet) above sea level. There are also some hilly regions in the central part of the state, Sand Hills and Piedmont, with a couple of rivers running through them to empty their water into the Atlantic, amongst which the Pee Dee river, the Santee river, and the Savannah river are the most important ones.