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2000 State: SC

Environmental Remediation Systems in Unconsolidated Upper Coastal Plain Sediments – Stratigraphic and Structural Considerations

edited by D. E. Wyatt and M. K. Harris

While the Savannah River Site not usually accessible to the public, this trip focused on its geology and environmental aspects, including radioactive burial grounds, plutonium disposition facilities, and vadose zone remediation studies. 331 pages.

Hard copy source: Out of Print

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2001 State: SC

Geology of the Inner Piedmont in the Caesars Head and Table Rock State Parks Area, Northwestern South Carolina

edited by John Garihan, William Ranson and C.W. Clendenin

The 2001 field trip examined the metamorphic stratigraphy, structure, and hydrology in the Caesars Head and Table Rock state parks area of the western Inner Piedmont of South Carolina. Published in South Carolina Geology, vol. 43. 88 pages.

Hard copy source: South Carolina Geological Survey, Price $12.00

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2002 State: NC

Inner Piedmont Geology in the South Mountains-Blue Ridge Foothills and the southwestern Brushy Mountains, Central-western North Carolina

editors Robert D. Hatcher, Jr. and Brendan R. Bream

This field guide contains 16 stops in the western and eastern Inner Piedmont of central-western North Carolina examining representative exposures in the South Mountains and the southwestern Brushy Mountains. 145 pages.

Hard copy source: Out of print

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2003 State: NC

Surficial Geology and Shallow Aquifer System of the Little Contentnea Creek Watershed, Neuse River Basin, North Carolina

editors Kathleen M. Farrell and Amy J. Keyworth

This stop field guide visits only two stops: the Fountain Quarry and the Lizzie Hydrogeologic Research Station, near Farmville, NC. The guidebooks also contains several articles on the geology and hydrology of the area. 56 pages.

Hard copy source: Out of print

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2004 State: SC

Macroseismic effects of the 1886 Charleston Earthquake

by Pradeep Talwani and Michael Katuna

This unique guidebook visits sites where one can observe damage from the most destructive earthquake ever recorded in the eastern United States – the Charleston earthquake of 1886. Published in a compilation of field trip guides by the SCGS. 43 pages.

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

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2005 State: NC

Blue Ridge Geology Geotraverse East of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Western North Carolina

editors Robert D. Hatcher, Jr. and Arthur J. Merschat

This guidebook summarizes some of the results and problems that have arisen based on current knowledge of bedrock and surficial geology of the Carolinas-northeast Georgia Blue Ridge, and the state-of-the-art geochronologic data that have been collected over the past 8-10 years. 132 pages.

Hard copy source: out of print

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2006 State: NC

The Geology of the Chapel Hill, Hillsborough and Efland Quadrangles, Orange and Durham Counties, Carolina Terrane, North Carolina

editors Philip J. Bradley and Timothy W. Clark

The objectives of this field trip were to examine primary pyroclastic and epiclastic rocks of the Carolina terrane. The field trip transected a regional-scale anticlinorium that exposed Late Proterozoic aged volcano-sedimentary and intrusive rocks of the Virgilina Sequence. 95 pages.

Hard copy source: out of print

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2007a State: NC

Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina : History, Mining Operations, Geology, Stratigraphy, and Paleontology

edited by Lauck W. Ward

This document consists of two articles: 1) Forty Years of Mining at PCS Phosphate Mining Operations, Aurora, North Carolina; and 2) Synthesis of Paleontological and Stratigraphic Investigations at the Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, NC. 138 pages.

Hard copy source: Virginia Museum of Natural History Guidebook No. 8,

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2007b State: NC

SUPPLEMENTARY GUIDEBOOK: Eocene and Oligocene Stratigraphy of Southeastern North Carolina

edited by Lauck W. Ward

This brief document synthesizes the Eocene and Oligocene Stratigraphy of Southeastern North Carolina. 27 pages.

Hard copy source: unknown

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2008 State: NC

Spruce Pine Mining District, North Carolina

by Alex Glover and Kenneth Taylor

This trip provided glimpses of North Carolina’s varied mineral industries including crushed stone and industrial minerals. This meeting also included the first night time field stop to view fluorescent minerals at Emerald Village. 70 pages.

Hard copy source: Out of print

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2009 State: SC, GA

Rifting and Drifting in South Carolina: Fracture History in Alleghanian Granites and Coastal Plain Strata

by Mervin J. Bartholomew, Mark A. Evans, Fredrick J. Rich, Brendan M. Brodie, and R. Daniel Heath

The authors showcase several examples in South Carolina and Georgia that help understand the post-Alleghanian structural evolution of the southeastern part of the Laurentian craton. 52 pages.

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