STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY OF THE LINVILLE FALLS SHEAR ZONE ALONG THE WESTERN MARGIN OF THE GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN WINDOW, NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA
TRUPE, Charles H., Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University, P.O. Box 8149, Statesboro, GA 30460, chtrupe@GeorgiaSouthern.edu

Abstract

Link to abstract at https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2012SE/finalprogram/abstract_202452.htm

Geologic Themes
tectonic window, ductile fault zone, metamorphic rocks, mylonite, phyllonite.

Other Related Field Trip Guides

Field Trip Guidebook: Paleozoic Structures, Metamorphism, and Tectonics of the Blue Ridge of Western North Carolina.

Link to PDF of Field Trip Guide

Published Maps

Bryant, B. and Reed, J.C. Jr., 1970, Geology of the Grandfather Mountain Window and Vicinity, North Carolina and Tennessee: United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 615, 190p.

http://ngmdb.usgs.gov/Prodesc/proddesc_4943.htm

Site Access

Site is located within the Blue Ridge Parkway National Park

Important Info.
This stop is within the Blue Ridge Parkway National Park, and taking samples or breaking rock is prohibited except by special
permit. 
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