ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge

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Ernest F. Hollings ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
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
Location Beaufort, Charleston, Colleton, Hampton counties, South Carolina, United States
Nearest city Beaufort, South Carolina
Coordinates 32°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
Area 11,815 acres (47.81 km2)
Established 1990
Governing body U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
http://www.fws.gov/acebasin/

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, American alligator and bald eagle.

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