Myrtle Beach

(Tourist Area)

Portion of NAPP infrared photograph of the Grand Strand (1989). Portion of topographic map of Myrtle Beach from the Myrtle Beach USGS quadrangle (1989).

Cartographic Products:
          Myrtle Beach                                                                Myrtle Beach
               (NAPP)                                                                      (Topo Map)   

Myrtle Beach Litho Map                                             Myrtle Beach Topo Map

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Background Information
    Description of Landforms, Drainage Patterns, and Geologic Processes
        Characteristic Landforms of the Coastal Zone
        Geographic Features of Special Interest
        Carolina Grand Strand
        Santee Delta
        Sea Islands
    Influence of Topography on Historical Events and Cultural Trends
        Coastal Zone Attracts Settlers
        Native American Coastal Cultures
        Early Spanish Settlements
        Establishment of Santa Elena
        Charles Towne:  First British Settlement
        Eliza Lucas Pinckney Introduces Indigo
        Pirates:  A Coastal Zone Legacy
        Charleston Under Seige During Civil War
        The Battle of Port Royal Sound
        Black Volunteers in Union Service During the Civil War
        The Future of the Coast
    Natural Resources, Land Use, and Environmental Concerns
        Climate and Water Resources
        Soil Resources of the Coastal Zone
        Issues Related to Growth and Development
        Unique Habitats of the Coastal Zone
        Fisheries and the Seafood Industry

Study Site 9B--Myrtle Beach (Tourist Area)
    Brief Site Description
        Myrtle Beach, 200 Years Ago
        Myrtle Beach, 100 Years Ago
        Myrtle Beach, Today
        A common Species: Touroid
    Activity 9B-1: The Tourist District