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STATE AND TERRITORY MAPS - REISSUE
#39 - SOUTH CAROLINA

Size: 3" x 5"
Copyrighted: 1915
Lithographer: Unidentified

South Carolina map - Rice Fields; Cotton Steamer
Area: 30,989 sq. mi
Population: 1,515,400
Scenes: Rice Fields; Cotton Steamer

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SOUTH CAROLINA
South Carolina, one of the thirteen original States, is bounded by North Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and the Atlantic Ocean; gross area, 30,989 sq. miles; land area, 30,495 sq. miles; water area, 494 sq. miles; capital, Columbia. The principal river is the Savannah.
     The State has a seaboard of 210 miles, and running west from this is a low, sandy, and in places marshy plain, from 80 to 100 miles wide. The central part consists of low sand hills and in the west are found the Blue Ridge Mountains.
     The principal mineral productions are gold, silver, phosphate rock, mineral waters, granite, limestone and clay products.
     The principal farm crops are cotton, maize, corn, rice and sweet potatoes.
     The principal industries are cotton manufactures, lumber and timber products, fertilizers, cotton-seed oil and cake flour, and grist mill products, rice cleaning and polishing, turpentine, rosin, railroad cars, cotton ginning and brick and tile.
     The climate of the State is mild. Many women--now grandmothers--began housekeeping with Arbuckles' Coffee, and are still using it.
     Population in 1910, 751,842 males and 763,558 females, of whom 1,509,221 were of native and 6,179 of foreign birth; white, 679,161; negro, 835,843; Indian, 331; Chinese, 57; Japanese, 8. Total population, 1,515,400.
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