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 Cooper River - Moncks Corner

USA, South Carolina, Charleston

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 33° 5.803' N
Longitude: 79° 57.129' W

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 Access

How? From shore

Distance Instant access

Easy to find? Easy to find

 Dive site Characteristics

Average depth 6.1 m / 20 ft

Max depth 13.7 m / 44.9 ft

Current Medium ( 1-2 knots)

Visibility Low ( < 5 m)

Quality

Dive site quality Standard

Experience CMAS ** / AOW

Bio interest Interesting

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Dive type

- Fresh water
- Drift dive
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Dangers

- Current
- Dangerous species
- Boat trafic

 Additional Information

English (Translate this text in English): The Cooper River: His nickname is the "Black River" and offers divers the unique experience of searching the bottom of the river for giant megalodon fossilized shark teeth, whale fossils, mastodon fossils and many other fossils. There is also a great opportunity here for the treasure hunters searching for Indian artifacts, Colonial artifacts, antique bottles, Revolutionary & Civil War relics. Abundant wildlife you may see include american alligators, turtles, bald eagles, osprey, herons, egrets, jumping fish, dolphins, and otters. The river winds through fresh and salt water wetlands, immense historic rice fields that are now flooded, and banks with Live Oaks, Spanish moss, magnolias and much more. In addition you will see the man made ruins left behind from the booming 1700’s and 1800’s river trade and commerce. From the boat you also see modern day sites of interest such as grounds of Mepkin Abbey Monastery, and Durham Creek freshwater reservoir channel.

River Condition: Visibility: This is not black water or "Braille" diving. It is like night diving, with good light you can see 1-12ft. Average is about 3 ft of visibility with a good light.

Currents: None to ripping/raging

Depth: average is 23-40 ft

Bottom: Sand, clay, gravel, logs, holes, bank cut-outs, shipwrecks, marl

Temperature: Varies with season, 45-90 ° F

The Dive Spot: Good place to find a lots of little shark teeth.

English (Translate this text in English): The Cooper River: His nickname is the "Black River" and offers divers the unique experience of searching the bottom of the river for giant megalodon fossilized shark teeth, whale fossils, mastodon fossils and many other fossils. There is also a great opportunity here for the treasure hunters searching for Indian artifacts, Colonial artifacts, antique bottles, Revolutionary & Civil War relics. Abundant wildlife you may see include american alligators, turtles, bald eagles, osprey, herons, egrets, jumping fish, dolphins, and otters. The river winds through fresh and salt water wetlands, immense historic rice fields that are now flooded, and banks with Live Oaks, Spanish moss, magnolias and much more. In addition you will see the man made ruins left behind from the booming 1700’s and 1800’s river trade and commerce. From the boat you also see modern day sites of interest such as grounds of Mepkin Abbey Monastery, and Durham Creek freshwater reservoir channel.

River Condition: Visibility: This is not black water or "Braille" diving. It is like night diving, with good light you can see 1-12ft. Average is about 3 ft of visibility with a good light.

Currents: None to ripping/raging

Depth: average is 23-40 ft

Bottom: Sand, clay, gravel, logs, holes, bank cut-outs, shipwrecks, marl

Temperature: Varies with season, 45-90 ° F

The Dive Spot: Good place to find a lots of little shark teeth.

The Cooper River: His nickname is the "Black River" and offers divers the unique experience of searching the bottom of the river for giant megalodon fossilized shark teeth, whale fossils, mastodon fossils and many other fossils. There is also a great opportunity here for the treasure hunters searching for Indian artifacts, Colonial artifacts, antique bottles, Revolutionary & Civil War relics. Abundant wildlife you may see include american alligators, turtles, bald eagles, osprey, herons, egrets, jumping fish, dolphins, and otters. The river winds through fresh and salt water wetlands, immense historic rice fields that are now flooded, and banks with Live Oaks, Spanish moss, magnolias and much more. In addition you will see the man made ruins left behind from the booming 1700’s and 1800’s river trade and commerce. From the boat you also see modern day sites of interest such as grounds of Mepkin Abbey Monastery, and Durham Creek freshwater reservoir channel.

River Condition: Visibility: This is not black water or "Braille" diving. It is like night diving, with good light you can see 1-12ft. Average is about 3 ft of visibility with a good light.

Currents: None to ripping/raging

Depth: average is 23-40 ft

Bottom: Sand, clay, gravel, logs, holes, bank cut-outs, shipwrecks, marl

Temperature: Varies with season, 45-90 ° F

The Dive Spot: Good place to find a lots of little shark teeth.

English (Translate this text in English): The Cooper River: His nickname is the "Black River" and offers divers the unique experience of searching the bottom of the river for giant megalodon fossilized shark teeth, whale fossils, mastodon fossils and many other fossils. There is also a great opportunity here for the treasure hunters searching for Indian artifacts, Colonial artifacts, antique bottles, Revolutionary & Civil War relics. Abundant wildlife you may see include american alligators, turtles, bald eagles, osprey, herons, egrets, jumping fish, dolphins, and otters. The river winds through fresh and salt water wetlands, immense historic rice fields that are now flooded, and banks with Live Oaks, Spanish moss, magnolias and much more. In addition you will see the man made ruins left behind from the booming 1700’s and 1800’s river trade and commerce. From the boat you also see modern day sites of interest such as grounds of Mepkin Abbey Monastery, and Durham Creek freshwater reservoir channel.

River Condition: Visibility: This is not black water or "Braille" diving. It is like night diving, with good light you can see 1-12ft. Average is about 3 ft of visibility with a good light.

Currents: None to ripping/raging

Depth: average is 23-40 ft

Bottom: Sand, clay, gravel, logs, holes, bank cut-outs, shipwrecks, marl

Temperature: Varies with season, 45-90 ° F

The Dive Spot: Good place to find a lots of little shark teeth.

English (Translate this text in English): The Cooper River: His nickname is the "Black River" and offers divers the unique experience of searching the bottom of the river for giant megalodon fossilized shark teeth, whale fossils, mastodon fossils and many other fossils. There is also a great opportunity here for the treasure hunters searching for Indian artifacts, Colonial artifacts, antique bottles, Revolutionary & Civil War relics. Abundant wildlife you may see include american alligators, turtles, bald eagles, osprey, herons, egrets, jumping fish, dolphins, and otters. The river winds through fresh and salt water wetlands, immense historic rice fields that are now flooded, and banks with Live Oaks, Spanish moss, magnolias and much more. In addition you will see the man made ruins left behind from the booming 1700’s and 1800’s river trade and commerce. From the boat you also see modern day sites of interest such as grounds of Mepkin Abbey Monastery, and Durham Creek freshwater reservoir channel.

River Condition: Visibility: This is not black water or "Braille" diving. It is like night diving, with good light you can see 1-12ft. Average is about 3 ft of visibility with a good light.

Currents: None to ripping/raging

Depth: average is 23-40 ft

Bottom: Sand, clay, gravel, logs, holes, bank cut-outs, shipwrecks, marl

Temperature: Varies with season, 45-90 ° F

The Dive Spot: Good place to find a lots of little shark teeth.

English (Translate this text in English): The Cooper River: His nickname is the "Black River" and offers divers the unique experience of searching the bottom of the river for giant megalodon fossilized shark teeth, whale fossils, mastodon fossils and many other fossils. There is also a great opportunity here for the treasure hunters searching for Indian artifacts, Colonial artifacts, antique bottles, Revolutionary & Civil War relics. Abundant wildlife you may see include american alligators, turtles, bald eagles, osprey, herons, egrets, jumping fish, dolphins, and otters. The river winds through fresh and salt water wetlands, immense historic rice fields that are now flooded, and banks with Live Oaks, Spanish moss, magnolias and much more. In addition you will see the man made ruins left behind from the booming 1700’s and 1800’s river trade and commerce. From the boat you also see modern day sites of interest such as grounds of Mepkin Abbey Monastery, and Durham Creek freshwater reservoir channel.

River Condition: Visibility: This is not black water or "Braille" diving. It is like night diving, with good light you can see 1-12ft. Average is about 3 ft of visibility with a good light.

Currents: None to ripping/raging

Depth: average is 23-40 ft

Bottom: Sand, clay, gravel, logs, holes, bank cut-outs, shipwrecks, marl

Temperature: Varies with season, 45-90 ° F

The Dive Spot: Good place to find a lots of little shark teeth.

English (Translate this text in English): The Cooper River: His nickname is the "Black River" and offers divers the unique experience of searching the bottom of the river for giant megalodon fossilized shark teeth, whale fossils, mastodon fossils and many other fossils. There is also a great opportunity here for the treasure hunters searching for Indian artifacts, Colonial artifacts, antique bottles, Revolutionary & Civil War relics. Abundant wildlife you may see include american alligators, turtles, bald eagles, osprey, herons, egrets, jumping fish, dolphins, and otters. The river winds through fresh and salt water wetlands, immense historic rice fields that are now flooded, and banks with Live Oaks, Spanish moss, magnolias and much more. In addition you will see the man made ruins left behind from the booming 1700’s and 1800’s river trade and commerce. From the boat you also see modern day sites of interest such as grounds of Mepkin Abbey Monastery, and Durham Creek freshwater reservoir channel.

River Condition: Visibility: This is not black water or "Braille" diving. It is like night diving, with good light you can see 1-12ft. Average is about 3 ft of visibility with a good light.

Currents: None to ripping/raging

Depth: average is 23-40 ft

Bottom: Sand, clay, gravel, logs, holes, bank cut-outs, shipwrecks, marl

Temperature: Varies with season, 45-90 ° F

The Dive Spot: Good place to find a lots of little shark teeth.

English (Translate this text in English): The Cooper River: His nickname is the "Black River" and offers divers the unique experience of searching the bottom of the river for giant megalodon fossilized shark teeth, whale fossils, mastodon fossils and many other fossils. There is also a great opportunity here for the treasure hunters searching for Indian artifacts, Colonial artifacts, antique bottles, Revolutionary & Civil War relics. Abundant wildlife you may see include american alligators, turtles, bald eagles, osprey, herons, egrets, jumping fish, dolphins, and otters. The river winds through fresh and salt water wetlands, immense historic rice fields that are now flooded, and banks with Live Oaks, Spanish moss, magnolias and much more. In addition you will see the man made ruins left behind from the booming 1700’s and 1800’s river trade and commerce. From the boat you also see modern day sites of interest such as grounds of Mepkin Abbey Monastery, and Durham Creek freshwater reservoir channel.

River Condition: Visibility: This is not black water or "Braille" diving. It is like night diving, with good light you can see 1-12ft. Average is about 3 ft of visibility with a good light.

Currents: None to ripping/raging

Depth: average is 23-40 ft

Bottom: Sand, clay, gravel, logs, holes, bank cut-outs, shipwrecks, marl

Temperature: Varies with season, 45-90 ° F

The Dive Spot: Good place to find a lots of little shark teeth.

English (Translate this text in English): The Cooper River: His nickname is the "Black River" and offers divers the unique experience of searching the bottom of the river for giant megalodon fossilized shark teeth, whale fossils, mastodon fossils and many other fossils. There is also a great opportunity here for the treasure hunters searching for Indian artifacts, Colonial artifacts, antique bottles, Revolutionary & Civil War relics. Abundant wildlife you may see include american alligators, turtles, bald eagles, osprey, herons, egrets, jumping fish, dolphins, and otters. The river winds through fresh and salt water wetlands, immense historic rice fields that are now flooded, and banks with Live Oaks, Spanish moss, magnolias and much more. In addition you will see the man made ruins left behind from the booming 1700’s and 1800’s river trade and commerce. From the boat you also see modern day sites of interest such as grounds of Mepkin Abbey Monastery, and Durham Creek freshwater reservoir channel.

River Condition: Visibility: This is not black water or "Braille" diving. It is like night diving, with good light you can see 1-12ft. Average is about 3 ft of visibility with a good light.

Currents: None to ripping/raging

Depth: average is 23-40 ft

Bottom: Sand, clay, gravel, logs, holes, bank cut-outs, shipwrecks, marl

Temperature: Varies with season, 45-90 ° F

The Dive Spot: Good place to find a lots of little shark teeth.

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