||The second largest country in Great Britain. It is bordered on the north by the Atlantic Ocean; on the east by the North Sea; on the south England; and on the west by the North Channel of the Irish Sea and by the Atlantic Ocean.
||One of the southern Atlantic coast states of the United States, bordered on the north by North Carolina; on the east and south-east by the Atlantic Ocean; and on the south-west and west by Georgia.
|Something in Common
||For many years it has been supposed that there is a large dinosaur-like "monster" resident in Loch Ness. The first sighting of the monster was in the 16th century and there have been many otehr sightings since.
||Some kind of water monster inhabits Lake Murray. The monster first 'surfaced' in 1973 when residents of Irmo and Ballentine saw a cousin of the Loch Ness Monster. It was described in The Independent News in 1980 as "a cross between a snake and something prehistoric."
|| 441 Km (274 miles) long from North to South; in an east-west direction the width of the country varies between 38.6 km (24 miles) and 248km (154 miles)
||439 km (273 miles) from east to west and 352 km (219 miles) from north to south
||78,789 sq km (30,420 sq miles)
(includes the islands)
||80,779 sq km (31,189 sq miles)
||4,147,152 (2003 estimate)
||64 people per sq km (166 per sq mi).
||53 people per sq km (138 per sq mi).
|| Glasgow (578,700)
North Charleston (80,691)
||Ben Nevis 1,344 metres (4,406 ft)
||Sassafras Mountain at 1,085 metres (3,560 feet)
||Bed of Loch Morar, Scotland 987 ft
(300 m) below sea level
||At sea level, where South Carolina meets the Atlantic Ocean.
||River Tay 193 km (120
miles ) long
||The Santee River, 230 km (143 miles) long
||Loch Lomond 60 sq km
40 km (24 miles) long
|Lake Marion - 172.8 square miles
||Edinburgh: January: 3° C (40° F) and July: 15° C (58° F).
|| 91.2 °F at Greycrook (Scottish Borders) on 9 August 2003.
|| 111° F ( 43.9° C) at Blackville and Calhoun Falls in the west in 1925
||-16°F, at Braemar in Aberdeenshire on 10 January 1982
||-20° F(-28.9° C ) at Caesars Head in the north-west, in 1977
Nemo Me Impune Lacessit
harms me with impunity)
|Dum Spiro Spero
(While I breathe, I hope)
||Great Carolina Wren
||Thistle and Blue Bell
||Carolina Yellow Jessamine