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Geologic investigations in the Blue Ridge of northwestern North Carolina

Geologic investigations in the Blue Ridge of northwestern North Carolina

Carolina Geological Society field trip guidebook, 1983, Boone, N.C., October 21-23, 1983.

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Published by The Society in [United States] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North Carolina.,
  • Blue Ridge Mountains.,
  • North Carolina,
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- North Carolina.,
    • Geology -- Blue Ridge Mountains.,
    • Geology -- North Carolina -- Guidebooks.,
    • Geology -- Blue Ridge Mountains -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesCarolina Geological Society field trip guidebook.
      ContributionsLewis, Sharon E., 1946-, Carolina Geological Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE148.B58 G46 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2666976M
      LC Control Number85621768

      The Southern Appalachian Mountains includes the Blue Ridge province and parts of four other physiographic provinces. The Blue Ridge physiographic province is a high, mountainous area bounded by several named mountain ranges (including the Unaka Mountains and the Great Smoky Mountains) to the northwest, and the Blue Ridge Mountains to the southeast. @article{osti_, title = {Stacked thrust sheets of the Blue Ridge and Piedmont provinces, northeast Georgia and western South Carolina}, author = {Nelson, A E and Horton, Jr, J W and Clarke, J W}, abstractNote = {Geologic mapping in the Greenville, South Carolina-Georgia, 1/sup 0/ x 2/sup 0/ quadrangle indicates that the eastern Blue Ridge Province and Inner Piedmont belt of this region.

      Former M.S. Students and Where They Are Today The titles of theses and dissertations provide some indication of the nature of research projects. Some 14 of 51 M.S. students (28%) and 4 of 17 Ph.D. students (24%) have been women. Scruggs, P. Levader, , Tectonics of part of the Cumberland Plateau in Tennessee: Data from detailed geologic mapping and subsurface wells. Characterization of Groundwater Quality Based on Regional Geologic Setting in the Piedmont and Blue Ridge Physiographic Provinces, North Carolina: Usg by Ian M. Raimundo, Stephen L. Harden, Melinda J. Chapman. Click here for the lowest price! Paperback, ,

      Get this from a library! Characterization of groundwater quality based on regional geologic setting in the Piedmont and Blue Ridge Physiographic provinces, North Carolina. [Stephen L Harden; M J Chapman; Douglas Harned; North Carolina. Aquifer Protection Section.; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Geology along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia, in Bailey, C.M., and Jaye, S., eds., THE BOUNDARY BETWEEN THE WESTERN AND EASTERN BLUE RIDGE IN NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA. Book. Full-text.


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Geologic investigations in the Blue Ridge of northwestern North Carolina Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Geologic investigations in the Blue Ridge of northwestern North Carolina: Carolina Geological Society field trip guidebook,Boone, N.C., October[Sharon E Lewis; Carolina Geological Society.;].

Statement of the Problem. The Blue Ridge and Inner Piedmont of southwestern Virginia, northeastern Tennessee, and northwestern to central North Carolina (Figure 1) is covered by reconnaissance-scale geologic maps (≤, scale) including state geologic maps, and a few detailed studies (King and Ferguson, ; Bryant and Reed, ); however, most of these maps are over 25 years old and.

Geologic investigations in the Blue Ridge of northwestern North na Geological Society: Durham. **OUT-OF-PRINT** An Adobe PDF document is available for this guidebook from the Carolina Geological Society Baum, G. and others, (editors).Structural and stratigraphic framework of the Coastal Plain for North : () Rankin, D.W., Espenshade, G.H., and Shaw, K.W.,Stratigraphy and structure of the metamorphic belt in northwestern North Carolina and southwestern Virginia: A study from the Blue Ridge across the Brevard Fault Zones to the Sauratown Mountains Anticlinorium: American Journal of Science, vA, p.

Bryant, Bruce,Geology of the Linville quadrangle, North Carolina-Tennessee; a preliminary report, IN Contributions to general geology, U.S. Geological. Mark Carter, Arthur Merschat, "Stratigraphy, structure, and regional correlation of eastern Blue Ridge sequences in southern Virginia and northwestern North Carolina: An interim report from new USGS mapping", Elevating Geoscience in the Southeastern United States: New Ideas about Old Terranes—Field Guides for the GSA Southeastern Section Meeting, Blacksburg, Virginia.

The book concludes with an illustrated identification guide to the Blue Ridge Mountains’ many rocks, minerals, trees, plants, flowers, and birds. For those seeking a greater understanding of the inner workings of the geology and natural history of the Blue Ridge, this is an indispensable s: 5.

Geologic evidence suggests that parts of North Carolina-including the oldest known rocks in the state ( billion years old), located in the western Blue Ridge Mountains-were once at the boundaries of plates, although the creation of new crust in the Atlantic Ocean has moved the state's position to the middle of the North American plate.

This product (U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map ) consists of a geologic map of the Southern Appalachian Mountains overlain on a shaded-relief background. The map area includes parts of southern Virginia, eastern West Virginia and Tennessee, western North and South Carolina, northern Georgia and northeastern Alabama.

The rocks of the Blue Ridge in northwestern North Carolina and northeastern Tennessee (pi. 1) form a complex crystalline terraile composed chiefly of schist, gneiss, migmatite, and granite of Prer Cambrian age locally intruded by mafic igneous rocks and by grano- diorite and pegmatite of.

The Mars Hill Terrane (MHT) is a belt of rocks exposed in the southern Appalachian Mountains, between Roan Mountain, North Carolina and Mars Hill, North terrane is located at the junction between the Western Blue Ridge and the Eastern Blue Ridge Mountains.

The unique lithology., age, and metamorphic history of the MHT suggest an exotic terrane origin, unrelated to either the.

About this book Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Field Trip Guidebooks Series, Volume This field trip is intended to demonstrate the major lithologic sequences and the main tectonic and metamorphic features in a segment of the Blue Ridge geologic province in northwestern North Carolina and adjacent parts of.

Book Chapter Igneous activity, metamorphism, and deformation in the Mount Rogers area of SW Virginia and NW North Carolina: A geologic record of Precambrian tectonic evolution of the southern Blue Ridge Province Author(s) Richard P. Tollo Richard P. Tollo. The Inner Piedmont extends from North Carolina to Alabama and comprises the Neoacadian (– Ma) orogenic core of the southern Appalachian orogen.

Bordered to west by the Blue Ridge and the exotic Carolina superterrane to the east, the Inner Piedmont is cored by an extensive region of migmatitic, sillimanite-grade rocks. It is a composite. North Carolina North Carolina Geologic Map () The North Carolina Geological Survey published this map in It is now out of print and available from the NCGS as a facsimile or for download.

The map below is a full-resolution scanned copy of the original map. The Blue Ridge Mountains are a physiographic province of the larger Appalachian Mountains range. The mountain range is located in the eastern United States, and extends miles southwest from southern Pennsylvania through Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Georgia.

This province consists of northern and southern physiographic regions, which. lleghany County is located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of northwestern North Carolina, adjoining the Virginia state line. The county was organized in from Ashe County.

The name "Alleghany" comes from an Indian word meaning "good river." Alleghany County is without a doubt one most beautiful places in America, with square miles of forested ridges, round stony peaks, and. The northwest counties of North Carolina are rich in natural areas waiting to be explored and enjoyed.

Grandfather Mountain, Pisgah National Forest, Roan Mountain, Linville Gorge Wilderness Area, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Mount Jefferson State Park, and the New River are some of the many special locales in this outstanding section of the Southern. Hatcher RD Jr, Merschat AJ, Thigpen JR () Blue Ridge primer.

In: Hatcher RD Jr, Merschat AJ (eds) Blue Ridge geology geotraverse east of the Great Smoky Mountains Park, western North Carolina: Carolina Geological Society field trip guidebook, pp 1–24 Google Scholar. Geological Investigations in the Blue Ridge of Northwestern North Carolina, Carolina Geological Society Guidebook, North Carolina Geological Survey, Article I, 30p.

Bartholomew, M.J., and Lewis, S.E.,Evolution of Grenville massifs in the Blue Ridge geologic province, central and. In: S.E. Lewis, ed., Geologic investigations in the Blue Ridge of northwestern North Carolina, Carolina Geological Society Field Trip Guidebook, North Division Land Resources, Raleigli, North Carolina, Article II, 24 p.

Google Scholar.Full text of "Geology and geomorphology of the Southern Central Blue Ridge: An indexed bibliography" See other formats.The geologic story of the rock types at Elk Knob and their geologic history was determined through many years of research by many investigators in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina.