The Carolina bays are oval-shaped depressions found in coastal Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, and northeastern Georgia. Their size varies from one to several thousand acres. About ten to twenty thousand of them are present, often in groups which vary in alignment a few degrees off a northeast-southeast trend. The bays have many different vegetative structures, based on the depression depth, size, hydrology, and subsurface. Many are marshy; a few of the larger ones are (or were before drainage) lakes. Some bays are predominantly open water with large scattered pond cypress, while others are composed of thick, shrubby areas (pocosins), with vegetation growing on floating peat mats. Generally the southeastern end has a higher rim composed of white sand. They are named for the Bay trees that are frequently found in them, not because of the frequent ponding of water. ...more on Wikipedia about "Carolina bay"
The Central Savannah River Area, or CSRA, is a Regional Development Center that encompasses 14 counties and 41 cities in East Central Georgia. This unity offers help in economic development, business lending, finance, information technology, government services, and planning. Additionally, the CSRA is the state-designated Area Agency on Aging for its member counties. This means that they work with local providers to ensure services for the elderly. ...more on Wikipedia about "Central Savannah River Area"
The Colonial Coast is an area in south-east Georgia. The region is so named for the small section of Georgia's border which coastal - specifically onto the Atlantic Ocean. It runs for approximately 160 kilometres connecting to the coast of South Carolina to the north, and Florida to the south. ...more on Wikipedia about "Colonial Coast"
The Floridan Aquifer is a highly productive artesian Carbonate-rock aquifer system located beneath the coastal regions of the Southeastern United States. ...more on Wikipedia about "Floridan Aquifer"
Gascoigne Bluff is a bluff next to the Frederica River on the western side of the island of St. Simons which was a Native American campground, the site of a Franciscan monastery named San Buenaventura, and the site of the Province of Georgia's first naval base. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gascoigne Bluff"
The southeast gold vein runs from Alabama to Virginia. Smaller gold deposits can be found farther north but in smaller quantity. The most gold in the eastern United States can be found in the Georgia Gold Belt. This extends from Alabama to Rabun County, GA. The biggest concentration of gold is found in White County, GA, Lumpkin County, GA, and northern Cherokee County, GA. The historic cities of Auraria, Georgia and Dahlonega, Georgia found the most success from gold, and the US even operated a mint there until 1861. ...more on Wikipedia about "Georgia Gold Belt"
Historic South is an area in east Georgia, United States. The region carries a strong cultural and architectural heritage. It contains three chief areas: Historic Heartland, Classic South, and Magnolia Mainlands. ...more on Wikipedia about "Historic South"
The Inland Empire refers to the Piedmont regions of Georgia, alluding to its style as the Empire of the South. The largest city in the region is Atlanta, but a number of other cities are in the region including Athens. ...more on Wikipedia about "Inland Empire (Georgia)"
Lake Strom Thurmond is a reservoir at the border between Georgia and South Carolina in the Savannah River Basin. It was built between 1946 and 1954 by the Army Corps of Engineers at the confluence of the Little River and Savannah River. At 71,000 acres (287 km²), it is the largest man-made lake east of the Mississippi River. The dam is located near the city of Augusta, Georgia. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lake Strom Thurmond"
Narrows, Georgia, is a place in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was the birthplace of Ty Cobb. ...more on Wikipedia about "Narrows, Georgia"
The Okefenokee Swamp is a shallow, 400,000 acre (1600 km²), peat-filled marsh straddling the Georgia- Florida border in the United States. It is the site of Georgia's Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. ...more on Wikipedia about "Okefenokee Swamp"
The Pinhoti National Recreation Trail is a National Recreation Trail in the United States. It is the name for the Alabama Pinhoti Trail and the Georgia Pinhoti Trail combined. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pinhoti National Recreation Trail"
The Silver Comet Trail is Georgia's most ambitious rails-to-trails project. It was named for the Silver Comet passenger train that used the identical route from 1947 to 1968. ...more on Wikipedia about "Silver Comet Trail"
A Georgia Gold Belt Mine. This mine is in Cherokee County, GA. It exists off Bells Ferry Road - and is on Army Corps of Engineers property. Public access is difficult - since there's no easy approach. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sixes mine"
Southern Rivers is an area in southwest Georgia, United States, spreading north. ...more on Wikipedia about "Southern Rivers"
St. Simons Sound is a sound in Georgia that lies between Jekyll Island and St. Simons Island. ...more on Wikipedia about "St. Simons Sound"
Tara, the fictional plantation found in Margaret Mitchell's 1936 novel Gone with the Wind, is actually located in Jonesboro, Georgia. ...more on Wikipedia about "Tara Plantation"
The Wiregrass Region or Wiregrass Country is an area of the Southern United States encompassing parts of southern Georgia, southeastern Alabama, and the Florida Panhandle named for the native wiregrass. ...more on Wikipedia about "Wiregrass Region"
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