Day 8: Review of the Tectonics Of Portions of the Plateau and Valley and Ridge, Southern Appalachians of Virginia and Tennessee

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

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT166p0065

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

Wiltschko, D. V. (1989) Day 8: Review of the Tectonics Of Portions of the Plateau and Valley and Ridge, Southern Appalachians of Virginia and Tennessee, 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/FT166p0065

Author Information

  1. Department of Geology & Center for Tectonophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station

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:

  • Appalachian Plateau and Valley and Ridge;
  • Carboniferous rocks;
  • Chestnut Ridge fenster;
  • Devonian;
  • Hunter Valley trhust fault;
  • Mesoscale and macroscale deformation;
  • Tennessee;
  • Virginia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Regional Geology

  • Lithotectonic Units

  • Outcrop Description For Day 8

  • Stop 1: Exposure Of The Hunter Valley Trhust Fault Near Duffield, Va.

  • Stop 2: Traverse Through Northwest Limb Of Powell Valley Anticline Along Hagan Railroad Cut

  • Stop 3: The Chestnut Ridge Fenster

  • Stop 4: Outcrop Of Chattanooga Shale In Cumberland Gap Railroad Tunnel