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Wateree

(wôtərē`), river, c.395 mi (635 km) long, rising in the Blue Ridge, W N.C., as the Catawba River and flowing E past Hickory and then S past Charlotte into central N S.C. (becoming the Wateree below Great Falls) to the Congaree, which it joins to form the Santee SE of Columbia. The Cowans Ford Dam (completed 1964) in North Carolina and the Catawba Dam (1925) and Wateree Dam (1919) in South Carolina are among the several dams on the river.
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The author surveys the development of Camden, South Carolina, and the Wateree River Valley from 1740 to 1810, in terms of their role in the colonization of South CarolinaAEs interior, or backcountry, as the center of agricultural production and trade there and the focus of political and administrative authority.
Boykin area had turkeys and plenty of ducks along the nearby Wateree River.
(2009:164) partially confirmed the distribution indicated by Jenkins and Sorenson, since they showed records of the species from the Santee drainage to be heavily concentrated in the eastern river systems (Broad, Catawba, and Wateree), with only a single record mapped from the more westerly Saluda system (though not in the immediate vicinity of Farr's Mills).
ordered the WFGD systems for its Wateree Station in Eastover and Williams Station in Goose Creek.
I knew I didn't have any time to waste, as a person had died of hypothermia in a boating accident at Lake Wateree just a few weeks earlier.
At Wateree Arms in Columbia, S.C., owner Thomas Lanham knows what happens when a shall issue carry bill becomes law -- it helps increase concealed carry business.
English professor Keen Butterworth and his wife, Nancy, made plans to whisk my daughters and me 20 miles to Congaree Swamp National Monument, home of the last virgin forests of loblolly pine and bald cypress in the state: land that had been saved by its own ungovernable reckless biological passion--wild low swampland emerging from the spillage of the exuberant joining of the Broad and Saluda Rivers, at whose confluence is birthed the Congaree River, which sprawls for 60 miles until mingling with the Wateree River, thence to form the Santee, which searches for, and finds, the Atlantic.
Beginning in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, the Catawba River flows for 225 miles into Lake Wateree, east of Columbia, South Carolina.
In 1713 German and Swiss settlers in New Bern defeated the Tuscaroras, leading to detribalization of nations including the Choctaw, Catawba, Algonquin, Tuscarora, Charraw, Sioux, and Wateree. Since the whites ignored the swamps for higher land in the piedmont, they found refuge there, but many were carried off by smallpox, internal wrangling, alcohol, and starvation.
Whereas Swanton had De Soto barely crossing the Savannah River, Hudson carries him northward to the Wateree River in North Carolina.
Those who formerly spoke Sewee, Wateree, and Waxhaw or Ibo, Hausa, and Kongo had to learn Catawba, Gullah, and English in order to survive in their new worlds.
Pharmaceuticals were found in water samples from across the park, with higher occurrences and concentrations near the Congaree and Wateree Rivers and in Horseshoe Lake, which are all locations downstream of municipal wastewater discharges from Columbia, South Carolina and Charlotte, North Carolina.