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Published: 01 October 1970
American Mineralogist (1970) 55 (9-10): 1681–1691.
...Richard J. Moiola Abstract Zeolites (analcime, clinoptilolite, and phillipsite) and K-feldspar of authigenic origin form a stratigraphically zoned succession in the 9065-foot sequence of the Esmeralda Formation (Miocene and Pliocene) in southern Big Smoky Valley, Esmeralda County, Nevada. Analcime...
Series: GSA Field Guides
Published: 29 March 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.0050(09)
EISBN: 9780813756509
... (Stop 1-9A) and Glade Gap (Stop 1-9B), Shooting Creek and Rainbow Springs quadrangles. am—amphibolite; bgn—quartz-plagioclase-biotite gneiss; CGM—Chunky Gal Mountain; cr—Coleman River Formation, Coweeta Group; fg—felsic gneiss (possible 1.1 Ga basement gneiss); GG—Glade Gap; p̶Cgs—Great Smoky Group; q...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 February 1949
GSA Bulletin (1949) 60 (2): 267–320.
... belt of resistant Great Smoky quartzite, which forms most of the Great Smoky Mountains and the Bald Mountains, with Nantahala slate and in places the Big Butt quartzite enclosed in synclines; the Hurricane graywacke is on the flanks of the main syncline. In the deeper Murphy syncline the Big Butt...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 September 1958
AAPG Bulletin (1958) 42 (9): 2189–2222.
...-reef Devonian sequence of central Alberta is as follows. Group Formations Wabamun Big Valley   Stettler Winterburn Graminia   Calmar   Nisku Woodbend Ireton   Duvernay   Cooking Lake Beaverhill Lake   Elk Point   An ancient (Late Devonian...
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Series: GSA Memoirs, GSA Memoirs
Published: 11 September 2017
DOI: 10.1130/2017.1213(04)
EISBN: 9780813782133
... sequence but distal to the Laurentian platform rocks exposed in the Valley and Ridge to the northwest. The original depositional position would thus be bracketed by the minimum and maximum displacement interpreted for the Great Smoky thrust (Blue Ridge–Piedmont mega-thrust) footwall sequence. Portions...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1949
AAPG Bulletin (1949) 33 (4): 511–532.
... the Coloradoan of the Peace and Smoky Valleys, Alberta ,” Canadian Field Naturalist , Vol. 36 , No. 3 ( 1920 ), p. 53 . 15. McLearn , F. H. , “ New Species from the Coloradoan of Lower Smoky and Lower Peace Rivers, Alberta ,” Canada Geol. Survey Bull. 42 ( 1926 ), p. 117 . 16. McLearn...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1130/2016.0042(02)
EISBN: 9780813756424
.... An assemblage of coarse to very fine sand with disrupted bedding, mottled texture, and downward tapering vertical structures (interpreted as a paleosol) is present in the Cheraw core at 38.1-36.3 m (125.0-119.1 ft) depth or 20.7-22.5 m (67.9-73.8 ft) ASL. Pebbles of smoky quartz and milky quartz up to 5 cm (2...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 26 February 2020
DOI: 10.1130/2020.0057(03)
EISBN: 9780813756578
... the eastern pipistrelle], the little brown bat ( Myotis lucifugus ), and the northern long-eared bat ( Myotis septentrionalis ). Trout Cave was inhabited by the big brown bat ( Eptesicus fuscus ), the tri-colored bat, the Indiana bat ( Myotis sodalis ), the little brown bat, the northern long-eared bat...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 October 1931
AAPG Bulletin (1931) 15 (10): 1141–1155.
..., or perhaps a disconformity, exists at the base of the Madison. The great lithological similarity of the black shale to the Chattanooga or New Albany shale of the central Mississippi Valley region, together with the paleontologic data at hand, suggests equivalency or near equivalency in age. The writer...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1130/2015.0040(06)
EISBN: 9780813756400
... Abstract In 2014, the geomorphology community marked the 125th birthday of one of its most influential papers, ‘The Rivers and Valleys of Pennsylvania’ by William Morris Davis. Inspired by Davis’s work, the Appalachian landscape rapidly became fertile ground for the development and testing...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 December 2013
Geosphere (2013) 9 (6): 1832–1851.
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Published: 06 October 2006
DOI: 10.1130/2006.fld008(09)
EISBN: 9780813756080
... and landscape of the carbonate rocks in the Cumberland Valley (for details see Potter, 2001 , Day 1, Stop 8). Big Spring (Fig. 17 ) has an average discharge of 16.8 Mgal/day, which is ∼6 times what would be expected from infiltration of rainfall on the surface drainage area for the spring. About 16...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 September 2006
GSA Bulletin (2006) 118 (9-10): 1125–1148.
...Jonathan D. Stock; William E. Dietrich Abstract Episodic debris flows scour the rock beds of many steepland valleys. Along recent debris-flow runout paths in the western United States, we have observed evidence for bedrock lowering, primarily by the impact of large particles entrained in debris...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 December 1973
AAPG Bulletin (1973) 57 (12): 2419–2427.
... detailed subsurface reconstructions now. The geologic evidence, however, strongly suggests a basement that is tilted gently southeastward from the plateau margin beneath the Valley and Ridge, and probably also beneath the Blue Ridge-Great Smoky Mountains of southern Virginia and northern Tennessee...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 10 April 2020
GSA Bulletin (2020) 132 (11-12): 2553–2571.
...Anthony L. Layzell; Rolfe D. Mandel Abstract A systematic study of floodplains, terraces, and alluvial fans in the Republican River valley of south-central Nebraska provided a well-dated, detailed reconstruction of late Quaternary landscape evolution and resolved outstanding issues related...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 07 September 2016
DOI: 10.1130/2016.0044(11)
EISBN: 9780813756448
... Formation and then through the Cretaceous Arapahoe Formation, coal-bearing Laramie Formation, and Fox Hills Sandstone. As we descend into the Boulder Valley, we see the steeply dipping red rock slabs of the Flatirons, composed of resistant conglomeratic arkose of the Permian and Pennsylvanian Fountain...
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Geomorphic setting of the study area.  A)  Location of the Toiyabe Basin, G...
Published: 13 May 2019
Fig. 1.— Geomorphic setting of the study area. A) Location of the Toiyabe Basin, Great Basin, Nevada, USA. The sketch is roughly centered on 38°21′ N, 116°05′ W. B) Satellite view of central Big Smoky Valley, with the Toiyabe Basin lying between the Toiyabe and Toquima ranges. C) Geomorphic
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 12 August 2020
DOI: 10.1130/2020.2545(06)
EISBN: 9780813795454
..., or in places Rockwood Formation, throughout the length of the Clinch Mountain outcrop belt. A possible exception is 0.6 m of Rose Hill Sandstone atop the Clinch Sandstone at Big War Gap in the Lee Valley quadrangle (9 in Fig. 1 ; 11 in Fig. 3 ; Miller, 1976) . The type section is in the Big Stone Gap...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 December 1939
AAPG Bulletin (1939) 23 (12): 1751–1819.
... places cherty, dolomite 2 feet thick. This bed in turn is overlain by gray and red shales (“Hackberry shales” of Cragin, name pre-occupied, dropped) and “Big Basin sandstone,” totalling 65 feet, previously combined under the latter name, which are probably correlative with the lower beds...
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