November 6, 2014

ACE Basin, South Carolina

Photograph by Vincent J. Musi

A moss-hung cypress keeps watch over the placid waters of South Carolina's ACE Basin, named for three rivers that run through it: the Ashepoo, Combahee, and Edisto. This relatively intact and exceptionally rich ecosystem provides feeding and resting areas for waterfowl, as well as wading birds, mink, and alligators.

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