2. The Appalachian Fold-Thrust Belt in Alabama

  1. William A. Thomas,
  2. George W. Viele,
  3. Lucian B. Platt and
  4. Christopher J. Schmidt
  1. William A. Thomas

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT380p0005

Contrasts in Style of American Thrust Belts: Alabama, Arkansas-Oklahoma, Wyoming-Idaho, Montana, July 20-31, 1989

Contrasts in Style of American Thrust Belts: Alabama, Arkansas-Oklahoma, Wyoming-Idaho, Montana, July 20-31, 1989

How to Cite

Thomas, W. A., Viele, G. W., Platt, L. B. and Schmidt, C. J. (1989) The Appalachian Fold-Thrust Belt in Alabama, in Contrasts in Style of American Thrust Belts: Alabama, Arkansas-Oklahoma, Wyoming-Idaho, Montana, July 20-31, 1989, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT380p0005

Author Information

  1. Department of Geology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906461

Online ISBN: 9781118667231

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Keywords:

  • Appalachian fold-thrust belt in alabama;
  • Cross-strike structural discontinuity (CSD);
  • Paleozoic sedimentary facies;
  • Stratigraphy and tectonic evolution;
  • Structural geology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Regional Setting

  • Stratigraphy and Tectonic Evolution

  • Structural Geology

  • Field Trip Guide

  • The Subsurface Appalachian-Ouachita Connection