Day 3: The Childersburg and Kelley Mountain Breached Windows

  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. Gregory M. Guthrie1 and
  2. William A. Thomas2

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118666913.ch4

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) Day 3: The Childersburg and Kelley Mountain Breached Windows, 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.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    Geological Survey of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Al 35486-2852

  2. 2

    Department of Geology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Al 35487

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:

  • Childersburg;
  • Kelley Mountain breached windows;
  • Metasedimentary rocks;
  • Pell City fault system;
  • Talladega fault system;
  • Talladega slate belt

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Talladega Thrust Sheet

  • Pell City Fault System

  • Kelley Mountain Fault System

  • Window Geometry

  • Structural History of the Windows

  • Summary

  • Stop 3-1. Mesoscopic Duplex Geometry of the Talladega Thrust Sheet At Kahatchee Mountain

  • Stop 3-2. Structure of Thepell City Thrust Sheet in the Footwall of the Talladega Thrust Fault

  • Stop 3-3. Brittle Imbricates of the Talladega Thrust Sheet at Columbiana Mountain

  • Stop 3-4. The Talladega Fault Ystem Along the Trailing Edge of the Kelley Mountain Breached Window

  • Stop 3-5. Southeast Limb of Kelley Mountain Anticline

  • Stop 3-6. Northwest Limb of Kelley Mountain Anticline

  • End of Day 3.