Day 1. Decollement-Related Fracture Porosity in the Southern Cumberland Plateau of Tennessee

  1. Robert C. Milici and
  2. Wallace de Witt

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118669693.ch1

Geology and Hydrocarbon Potential of the Eastern Overthrust: Knoxville, Tennessee to Washington, D.C., July 20-23, 1989

Geology and Hydrocarbon Potential of the Eastern Overthrust: Knoxville, Tennessee to Washington, D.C., July 20-23, 1989

How to Cite

Milici, R. C. and de Witt, W. (1989) Day 1. Decollement-Related Fracture Porosity in the Southern Cumberland Plateau of Tennessee, in Geology and Hydrocarbon Potential of the Eastern Overthrust: Knoxville, Tennessee to Washington, D.C., July 20-23, 1989, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118669693.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875905815

Online ISBN: 9781118669693

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Keywords:

  • Copper Creek fault and Grainger Formation;
  • Devonian Catskill delta and Hunter Valley thrust;
  • Oil and gas resources and Knoxville, Tennessee, to Washington, D.C.;
  • Oriskany Sandstone and Rockfish Gap;
  • Ozone Thrust Sheet and Sequatchie Valley;
  • Pennington Formation and Southern Cumberland Plateau;
  • Saltville Fault and Sinking Creek Anticline;
  • Shoreface bedforms and Pennsylvanian rocks

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Between Knoxville and Rockwood

  • The Cumberland Plateau between Rockwood and the Sequatchie Anticline at Crab Orchard

  • Stop lA. Carboniferous bar and barrier deposits near Crab Orchard

  • Stop lB. The Ozone thrust sheet

  • The Cumberland Plateau between Crab Orchard and Stephens Gap at Sequatchie Valley

  • Stop 2. Stephens Gap: Carboniferous Shoreface, Barrier and Back-Barrier Deposits

  • Sequatchie Valley from Stephens Gap to Dunlap

  • Stop 3. Pikeville: The Cumberland Plateau Overthrust

  • Stop 4A. Dunlap: Pennsylvanian Foreshore, Tidal-Channel, Tidal-Delta. Back-Barrier and Marsh Environments

  • Stop 4B. The Cumberland Plateau Decollement at Dunlap