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Draft report of geographic areas of particular concern in the South Carolina coastal zone
  • Published Date:
    1977
Filetype[PDF-3.42 MB]


Details:
  • Personal Authors:
  • Corporate Authors:
    South Carolina Coastal Council, Office of Coastal Planning, ; National Ocean Survey, Office of Coastal Zone Management, ;
  • Description:
    I. Areas of unique natural resource value -- II. Activities or facilities dependent on coastal location -- III. Areas of special historic, archaelogical or cultural significance -- IV. Hazard risk areas -- V. Map index (to be added).

    "In order to meet both the Federal and State requirements, this report identifies, maps, and describes the Geographic Areas of Particular Concern in the eight-county coastal zone ... South Carolina has defined Geographic Areas of Particular Concern in its coastal zone in terms of four broad categories: -- Areas of unique natural resource value, including those exhibiting scarce or vulnerable natural habitats and physical features; those offering substantial recreational value; and those of vital importance in protecting and maintaining coastal resources; -- Areas where activities, development, or facilities depend on proximity to coastal waters, in terms of use of access. -- Areas of special historical, archeological or cultural significance. -- Hazard areas, where intenseive [sic] or improvper development can increase the risk of damage to life and property, including severe erosion areas. For each of these categories, standards or criteria are defined, and the specific sites or areas within the coastal zone are identified."--Page 6.

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  • Funding:
    Funding: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Coastal Zone Planning; grant number: #04-6-158 044075.;
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