Day 2: The Use of Joint Patterns for Understanding The Alleghanian Orogeny in The Upper Devonian Appalachian Basin, Finger Lakes District, New York

  1. Terry Engelder,
  2. Bill Dunne,
  3. Peter Geiser,
  4. Steve Marshak,
  5. R. P. Nickelsen and
  6. David Wiltschko
  1. Terry Engelder

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT166p0017

Structures of the Appalachian Foreland Fold-Thrust Belt: New York City, to Knoxville, Tennessee, June 27-July 8, 1989

Structures of the Appalachian Foreland Fold-Thrust Belt: New York City, to Knoxville, Tennessee, June 27-July 8, 1989

How to Cite

Engelder, T. (1989) Day 2: The Use of Joint Patterns for Understanding The Alleghanian Orogeny in The Upper Devonian Appalachian Basin, Finger Lakes District, New York, in Structures of the Appalachian Foreland Fold-Thrust Belt: New York City, to Knoxville, Tennessee, June 27-July 8, 1989 (eds T. Engelder, B. Dunne, P. Geiser, S. Marshak, R. P. Nickelsen and D. Wiltschko), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT166p0017

Author Information

  1. Department of Geosciences, the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875905860

Online ISBN: 9781118669648

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Keywords:

  • Alleghanian orogeny;
  • Appalachian Plateau;
  • Catskill Delta;
  • Finger Lakes;
  • Upper Devonian sedimentary rocks

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Regional Tectonics

  • The Effect of Lithology on Jointing

  • The Effect of Stratigraphic Position on Jointing

  • Stop 1: Disjunctive Cleavage and Jointing at Taughannock Falls State Park

  • Stop 2: Lithological Control of Multiple Joint Sets in Taughannock Creek

  • Stop 3: Lithological Control of Cross-Fold Joints, Watkins Glen

  • Stop 4: Unloading Joints, Wayland

  • Stop 5: Jointing Above the Overpressured Section Stony Brook State Park

  • Stop 6: The Tectono Stratigraphic Boundary of the Catskill Delta, Mount Morris Dam

  • Stop 7: The Relationship Between Strike and Cross Fold Joints Above the Grimes Sandstone, Letchworth State Park

  • Stop 8: The Relationship Between Strike and Cross Fold Joints High in the Catskill Delta, Angelica