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1970        States: NC, VA

Stratigraphy, Sedimentology and Economic Geology of Dan River Basin, North Carolina

by Paul A. Thayer, Dewey S. Kirstein and Roy L. Ingram

One of the few geologic studies of the Dan River basin, this field trip visits sites in the Pine Hall, Cow Branch, and Stoneville Formations.  Also includes a stop at the Virginia Solite quarry.  44 pages, 4 tables, 12 figures.

Hard copy source: North Carolina Geological Survey, Price $3.00.

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1971        State: NC

Stratigraphy and Structure of the Murphy Belt, North Carolina

by W. Robert Power and Joseph T. Forrest

The field trip guide was the result of new mapping across the western North Carolina Murphy belt.  Units visited include the Natahala formation, Tusquitee quartzite, Brasstown formation, Murphy marble, Andrews formation, Nottely quartzite, and the Mineral Bluff formation.  Also includes a section on the structural geology and metamorphism of the region.   29 pages, 11 figures, 1 plate.

Hard copy source: North Carolina Geological Survey, Price $3.00.

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1972        State: NC

The Geology of the NC Coastal Plain from the Sounds near New Bern to the Piedmont of Wake County

by R.B. Daniels, E.E. Gamble, W.H. Wheeler and C.S. Holzhey

The geology of the Coastal Plain from the sounds near New Bern to the Piedmont of Wake County is discussed to help to decipher some of the relationships between the geology and geomorphology of the Coastal Plain and to determine their influence on the genesis and distribution of soils.  64 pages, 3 tables, 21 figures.


Hard copy source: North Carolina Geological Survey, Price $3.00.


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1973        State: SC

Granitic Plutons of the Central and Eastern Piedmont of South Carolina

by H.D. Wagener and David E. Howell

This field trip visits granitic units across a wide portion of the South Carolina Piedmont as part of an effort to promote these granites for use as crushed aggregate and building stone.   25 pages, 3 figures, published as FG-11 by SC Division of Geology.


Hard copy source: South Carolina Geological Survey, Price $2.50


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1974        States: SC, NC

Geology of the Piedmont and Coastal Plain Near Pageland, South Carolina and Wadesboro, North Carolina

by Henry Bell III, J. Robert Butler, David E. Howell, and Walter H. Wheeler

A great diversity of geologic units are visited in a relatively small area.  This field trip visits metamorphic rocks of the Carolina Slate belt, granite plutons, Triassic basins, Mesozoic diabase dikes, and a variety of updip Coastal Plain formations.  23 pages, 4 figures, published as FG-12 by SC Division of Geology.   Large format geologic map and field stop map are available by request only.


Hard copy source: South Carolina Geological Survey, Price $2.50


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1975        State: NC

Guide to the Geology of the Blue Ridge South of the Great Smoky Mountains, North Carolina

by Stephen A. Kish, Carl E. Merschat, David W. Mohr and Leonard S. Wiener

An east-west transect from Murphy to Waynesville across rocks of the western Blue Ridge of North Carolina.   49 pages, 3 tables, 8 figures.


Hard copy source: Out of print


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1976        States: SC, NC, GA

Introduction to the Geology of the Eastern Blue Ridge of the Carolinas and nearby Georgia

by Robert D. Hatcher, Jr.

This trip examines the Blue Ridge of South Carolina and a small portion of Georgia and North Carolina.  Its primary purpose is to observe the relationships of superimposed structures to one another, as well as the rocks in which they are developed.   53 pages, 3 tables, 14 figures, published as FG-14 by SC Division of Geology.


Hard copy source: South Carolina Geological Survey, Price $3.00


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1977        State: NC

Field Guide to the Geology of the Durham Triassic Basin

by George L. Bain and Bruce W. Harvey

This trip examines the Blue Ridge of South Carolina and a small portion of Georgia and North Carolina.  Its primary purpose is to observe the relationships of superimposed structures to one another, as well as the rocks in which they are developed.   83 pages, 24 figures.


Hard copy source: Out of print


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1978        State: SC

Geological Investigations of the Eastern Piedmont, Southern Appalachians (with a Field Trip Guide on the Bedrock Geology of Central South Carolina)

edited by Arthur W. Snoke

A look at igneous and metamorphic rocks, and the structures associated with them, in central South Carolina.   123 pages, 3 tables, 38 figures, 2 plates, published as FG-15 by SC Division of Geology.


Hard copy source: South Carolina Geological Survey, Price $6.50.


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1979        State: NC

Structural and Stratigraphic Framework for the Coastal Plain of North Carolina

edited by Gerald R. Baum, W. Burleigh Harris and Victor A. Zullo

A possible tectonic influence on the Coastal Plain of North Carolina is discussed.  The trip visits several stop in the southeastern coastal region of the state.   111 pages, 1 table, 31 figures, 3 plates.


Hard copy source: Out of print


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