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the Combahee River in South Carolina’s ACE Basin
November 17, 2014

Wild Wetland

Water—fresh, brackish, and salt—is the lifeblood of South Carolina’s ACE Basin. Along the Combahee River, wetlands veined with tidal creeks are nurseries for fish and feeding grounds for birds. Visitors in boats often spy bald eagles.

See more pictures from the November 2014 feature story “Lowcountry Legacy.”

Vincent J. Musi recounts the humorous tale of a story eight years in the making on our Photography blog, Proof.

Photograph by Vincent J. Musi, National Geographic

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