ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge

Ernest F. Hollings ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Rice trunk in ACE Basin NWR.jpg
Rice trunk at ACE Basin NWR
Map showing the location of Ernest F. Hollings ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Ernest F. Hollings ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge
Map of the United States
Map showing the location of Ernest F. Hollings ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Ernest F. Hollings ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge
ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge (South Carolina)
LocationBeaufort, Charleston, Colleton, Hampton counties, South Carolina, United States
Nearest cityBeaufort, South Carolina
Coordinates32°30′30″N 80°28′00″W / 32.50833°N 80.46667°W / 32.50833; -80.46667Coordinates:32°30′30″N 80°28′00″W / 32.50833°N 80.46667°W / 32.50833; -80.46667
Area11,815 acres (47.81 km2)
Established1990
Governing bodyU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
WebsiteErnest F. Hollings ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge

The Ernest F. Hollings ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge is a 11,815-acre (47.81 km2) portion of the larger ACE Basin area, and the only portions that are federally protected. The wildlife refuge is divided into two units: the Edisto River unit and the Combahee River unit.

The following threatened or endangered species are present in the refuge: wood stork

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Public Domain This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.



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Author/Creator: Uwe Dedering, Licence:
Relief location map of the USA (without Hawaii and Alaska).

EquiDistantConicProjection : Central parallel :

* N: 37.0° N

Central meridian :

* E: 96.0° W

Standard parallels:

* 1: 32.0° N
* 2: 42.0° N

Made with Natural Earth. Free vector and raster map data @ naturalearthdata.com.

Formulas for x and y:

x = 50.0 + 124.03149777329222 * ((1.9694462586094064-({{{2}}}* pi / 180))
      * sin(0.6010514667026994 * ({{{3}}} + 96) * pi / 180))
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      - 1.6155950752393982  * 124.03149777329222 *
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      * cos(0.6010514667026994 * ({{{3}}} + 96) * pi / 180))
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Relief location map of South Carolina, USA

Geographic limits of the map:

  • N: 35.4° N
  • S: 31.8° N
  • W: 83.6° W
  • E: 78.3° W
Flag-map of South Carolina.svg
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Flag-map of South Carolina
Rice trunk in ACE Basin NWR.jpg
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Rice trunk in ACE Basin NWR, Grove Plantation
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The marsh views from Hunting Island have become representative of the South Carolina Lowcountry.