Tectonic Setting of the Southern Appalachians

  1. Robert D. Hatcher Jr.,
  2. William A. Thomas,
  3. J. Robert Butler,
  4. Gregory M. Guthrie,
  5. Robert J. Hooper,
  6. Keith I. McConnell,
  7. W. Edward Osborne,
  8. Mark G. Steltenpohl and
  9. Nicholas B. Woodward
  1. Robert D. Hatcher Jr.

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118666913.ch1

Southern Appalachian Windows: Comparison of Styles, Scales, Geometry and Detachment Levels of Thrust Faults in the Foreland and Internides of a Thrust-Dominated Orogen: Atlanta, Georgia to Winston-Salem, North Carolina June 28-July 8, 1989

Southern Appalachian Windows: Comparison of Styles, Scales, Geometry and Detachment Levels of Thrust Faults in the Foreland and Internides of a Thrust-Dominated Orogen: Atlanta, Georgia to Winston-Salem, North Carolina June 28-July 8, 1989

How to Cite

Hatcher, R. D., Thomas, W. A., Butler, J. R., Guthrie, G. M., Hooper, R. J., McConnell, K. I., Osborne, W. E., Steltenpohl, M. G. and Woodward, N. B. (1989) Tectonic Setting of the Southern Appalachians, in Southern Appalachian Windows: Comparison of Styles, Scales, Geometry and Detachment Levels of Thrust Faults in the Foreland and Internides of a Thrust-Dominated Orogen: Atlanta, Georgia to Winston-Salem, North Carolina June 28-July 8, 1989, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118666913.ch1

Author Information

  1. Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tn 37831

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906164

Online ISBN: 9781118666913

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Keywords:

  • Crystalline rocks;
  • Cumberland Plateau;
  • Foreland fold-and-thrust belt;
  • High-grade metamorphic core;
  • Pine Mountain;
  • Plutonic/volcanic belt;
  • Southern Appalachian

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Tectonic Framework of the Southern and Central Appalachians

  • Timing of Deformation

  • Detachment Levels

  • Acknowledgments