Congaree Swamp National Monument at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:
National preserve, central S. Carolina. Authorized in 1976, it covers 15,138 acres (6,126 hectares) of alluvial floodplain on the Congaree River. It contains the last significant tract of virgin Southern bottomland hardwoods in the SE U.S., incl. loblolly pine, water tupelo, hickory, and oak, some of record size.