13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Lake Hartwell Recedes

During a time of drought in South Carolina, Lake Hartwell levels fell over 20 feet. At our family’s lake house, the cove that we are part of would become a mere creek. Many docks and boats were damaged as they slowly dry docked.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2013
Date Uploaded: 12.2015
Photo Location: Seneca, South Carolina, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 4
Copyright: © Tyler Silvers