Northern Shelf-Edge Reefs
Julian's Ridge & Scamp Ridge

Julian's Ridge
· Pitted rocks with numerous caverns, crevices, and overhangs
· Rocks smaller than previous boulders
· Rocks severely eroded with jagged, uneven edges
· No apparent pattern to distribution of rocks
· 2-4m relief
· Small amount of sand between rocks
· Very few wire corals and vase sponges present; abundance of other soft corals and sponges
· Moderate coverage of invertebrates on exposed rock surfaces
Scamp Ridge

JUL 1 Far

SR 1 Far

JUL 2 Far

SR 2 Far

JUL 3 Close-up

SR 3 Close-up


Ph. 843-953-7846
Project Oceanica
Dept. of Geology & Environmental Geosciences
College of Charleston, Charleston, SC 29424
Fax 843-953-7850