Field Guide to Mississippian and Lower Pennsylvanian Coal-Bearing Rocks in the Appalachian Basin

  1. William E. Edmunds and
  2. Jane R. Eggleston
  1. K.J. Englund1,
  2. W.H. GilleSPie2,
  3. C.B. Cecil1,
  4. T.J. Crawford3,
  5. J.F. Windolph1,
  6. B.M. Blake4 and
  7. N. Fedorko4

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118667378.ch7

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. (1989) Field Guide to Mississippian and Lower Pennsylvanian Coal-Bearing Rocks in the Appalachian Basin, 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.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    U.S. Geological Survey, National Center, Reston, Virginia.

  2. 2

    U.S. Geological Survey, Charleston, West Virginia

  3. 3

    West Georgia College, Carrollton, Georgia

  4. 4

    West Virginia Geologic and Economic Survey, Morgantown, West Virginia

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

  • Road Log - First Day Washington, DC to Morgantown, WV.

  • Road Log - Second Day Morgantown to Hawks Nest State Park, West Virginia

  • Road Log - Third Day Ansted to Bluefield, West Virginia

  • Road Log - Fourth Day Bluefield, West Virginia to Caryville, Tennessee

  • Road Log - Fifth Day Caryville to Chattanooga, Tennessee

  • Road Log - Sixth Day Chattanooga Area