The Cartersville fault is exposed near the powerhouse at the base of Carters Dam located in southeastern Murray County, approximately 60 miles (96 km) north-northwest of Atlanta on the Oakman 7½-minute Quadrangle (Fig. 1). To reach Carters Dam, travel north from Cartersville on U.S. 411 until you see the signs for the Carters Dam powerhouse.
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Southeastern Section of the Geological Society of America
Published as part of the Geological Society of America's Decade of North American Geology, this volume contains one hundred field guides, with area maps, to locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.