Biostratigraphic Significance of Compression-Impression Plant Fossils Near the Mississippian-Pennsylvanian Boundary in the Southern Appalachians

  1. William E. Edmunds and
  2. Jane R. Eggleston
  1. William H. Gillespie1,
  2. Thomas J. Crawford2 and
  3. Lawrence J. Rheams3

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118667378.ch4

Characteristics of the Mid-Carboniferous Boundary and Associated Coal-Bearing Rocks in the Appalachian Basin: Morgantown, West Virginia to Chattanooga, Tennessee, July 19-27, 1989

Characteristics of the Mid-Carboniferous Boundary and Associated Coal-Bearing Rocks in the Appalachian Basin: Morgantown, West Virginia to Chattanooga, Tennessee, July 19-27, 1989

How to Cite

Edmunds, W. E. and Eggleston, J. R. (2013) Biostratigraphic Significance of Compression-Impression Plant Fossils Near the Mississippian-Pennsylvanian Boundary in the Southern Appalachians, in Characteristics of the Mid-Carboniferous Boundary and Associated Coal-Bearing Rocks in the Appalachian Basin: Morgantown, West Virginia to Chattanooga, Tennessee, July 19-27, 1989, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118667378.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    U.S. Geological Survey, 916 Churchill Circle, Charleston, West Virginia

  2. 2

    Geology Department, West Georgia College, Carrollton, Georgia

  3. 3

    Geological Survey of Alabama, Drawer 0, University, Alabama

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906614

Online ISBN: 9781118667378

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Keywords:

  • Appalachian basin;
  • Chesterian and Morrowan;
  • Coal-bearing rocks and stratigraphy;
  • Meramecian and Desmoinesian;
  • Mississippian-Pennsylvanian;
  • Petrography and palynology;
  • Pottsville formation;
  • Tectonics and pocahontas

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Previous Work

  • Materials

  • Results

  • Discussion