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1990        State: NC

Geology of Grenville-Age Basement and Younger Cover Rocks in the West Central Blue Ridge, North Carolina

by Carl E. Merschat and Leonard S. Wiener

This trip focuses on rocks north and west of Asheville and is selected to show: 1) high metamorphic grade, Grenville-age basement rocks; 2) relations at the faulted and folded basement-cover contact; and 3) the contrasting effects of Barrovian Paleozoic metamorphism on the basement and cover.   42 pages, 3 figures, 4 tables.

Hard copy source: North Carolina Geological Survey, Price $4.00

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1991        State: TN, NC

Studies of Precambrian and Paleozoic Stratigraphy in the Western Blue Ridge

edited by Stephen A. Kish

This work highlights ongoing research on the stratigraphy of Precambrian and Paleozoic rocks in western North Carolina, eastern Tennessee, and northern Georgia.   161 pages, 57 figures, 10 tables, 1 plate.

Hard copy source: Out of print

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1992        State: SC

Geological Investigations of the Central Savannah River Area, South Carolina and Georgia

edited by Wallace Fallow and Van Price

This guidebook visits several Cretaceous and Cenozoic outcrops in the South Carolina Coastal Plain between Augusta and the Savannah River Site.   161 pages, 57 figures, 10 tables, 1 plate.

Hard copy source: South Carolina Geological Survey, Price $5.00

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1993        State: NC

Studies of Inner Piedmont Geology with a Focus on the Columbus Promontory

edited by Robert D. Hatcher, Jr. and Timothy L. Davis

The purpose of this field trip is to discuss structural and stratigraphic relationships in the western Inner Piedmont in the Columbus Promontory, in the Hendersonville-Tryon area, North Carolina.   114 pages, 43 figures, 6 tables, 1 plate.   Geologic map is available by request only.

Hard copy source: North Carolina Geological Survey, Price $14.00

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1994        State: NC

Geology and Field Trip Guide, Western Flank of the Raleigh Metamorphic Belt, North Carolina

edited by Edward F. Stoddard and David E. Blake

The stops visited on this field trip provide a transect across the west flank of the Raleigh metamorphic belt, from the Rolesville batholith on the east to the Durham sub-basin of the Triassic Deep River basin on the west.   110 pages, 61 figures, 10 tables.

Hard copy source: North Carolina Geological Survey, Price $14.00

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1995        State: SC

Geology of the Western Part of the Carolina Terrane in Northwestern South Carolina

edited by Allen J. Dennis

Published as volumes 37 and 38 of a special volume of South Carolina Geology, this trip visits outcrops of metaintrusive and metavolcanic rocks of the western Carolina terrane of central South Carolina.   94 pages, 65 figures, 10 tables.   Geologic map is available by request only.

Hard copy source: South Carolina Geological Survey, Price $20.00

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1996        State: NC

Environmental Coastal Geology: Cape Lookout to Cape Fear, NC

edited by Bill Cleary

Held just 6 weeks after Hurricane Fran, this trip observes the tenuous state of south-eastern North Carolina’s barrier island system.  Stops runs the entire length of Onslow Bay from Morehead City to Fort Fisher.   138 pages .

Hard copy source: Check with Author at UNC-Wilmington, Price unknown.

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1997        State: NC

Paleozoic Structure, Metamorphism, and Tectonics of the Blue Ridge of Western North Carolina

edited by K.G. Stewart, Mark G. Adams, and Charles H. Trupe

This field trip focuses on the structural and metamorphic history of the Blue Ridge thrust complex in the vicinity of the Grandfather Mountain window in northeastern North Carolina.   101 pages.

Hard copy source: North Carolina Geological Survey, Price $15.00

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1998    State: SC

The Carolina Terrane in Northeastern South Carolina: History of an Exotic Volcanic Arc

edited by Don Secor

Published in South Carolina Geology, vol. 40, this trip explores the geology of the Ridgeway - Camden area of the South Carolina Piedmont.   83 pages.   Geologic map is available by request only.

Hard copy source: South Carolina Geological Survey, Price $10.00

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1999        State: NC, VA

Geology of the Fall Zone along the North Carolina - Virginia State Line

edited by Paul E. Sacks

The first CGS trip to explore the very easternmost portion of the North Carolina Piedmont, viewing metavolcanic, metaigneous, and fault zone rocks around Lake Gaston. Also included a visit to the heavy mineral mining operations at the Old Hickory Mine.   60 pages, 21 figures, 2 tables, 1 plate.

Hard copy source: Out of print

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