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Rivers under the sea: Mapping finds ancient bottom habitat

Posted on 25 March 2014 | 2:35 pm

The Lowcountry offshore is mostly barren sand bottom to the edge of the Continental Shelf – that’s conventional wisdom.

But three times now, College of Charleston geologists have dropped high-tech imaging devices to map that bottom, and three times they found “these amazing features” they didn’t expect – ancient river channels.

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