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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 October 1989
Geology (1989) 17 (10): 913–917.
... such internal massif is exposed within the Inner Piedmont of North Carolina by the Sauratown Mountain window and is overlain by a cover sequence of arkose, schist, and quartzite. Detailed examination of the primary cross-stratification types preserved within the quartzite at Pilot Mountain indicates...
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 1988
DOI: 10.1130/SPE222-p185
... reactivated in either the ductile or brittle or both realms, possibly involving both dip-slip and strike-slip motion. The thrusts framing the Pine Mountain and Sauratown Mountains windows formed both pre- and post-thermal peak. The pre-thermal peak Box Ankle thrust in the Pine Mountain window...
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 1984
DOI: 10.1130/SPE194-p149
... Mountain and Sauratown Mountains) may exist as windows exposing parauthochthonous basement beneath the main thrust sheet. The latter reside immediately west of the low (west) to high (east) gravity gradient which probably outlines the old edge of Grenvillian crust. Reactivated crustal material generated...
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 1984
DOI: 10.1130/SPE194-p229
... Within the southern and central Appalachians, Grenville-age basement rocks are found in major massifs in the Blue Ridge and Sauratown Mountains anticlinoria and in the vicinity of the Grandfather Mountain window. These massifs are, respectively, Pedlar and Lovingston Massifs in the Blue Ridge...
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.1130/SPE230-p213
...) continental basement and their cover sequences that occur within the metamorphic core of the orogen. These terranes, the Baltimore, Sauratown, and Pine Mountain terranes, could be either structurally isolated outliers of Laurentia or microcontinental fragments of Laurentian crust displaced by rifting...
Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1130/2012.0029(06)
EISBN: 9780813756295
... of the U.S. (B) Simplified tectonic map of the southern Appalachians showing the location of the Inner Piedmont and major tectonostratigraphic terranes. DGB—Dahlonega gold belt, GMW—Grandfather Mountain window, PMW—Pine Mountain window, SMW—Sauratown Mountains window, SRA—Smith River allochthon, Chatt, F...
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Figure 2. Geology of Smith River allochthon and surrounding area (adapted f...
in > Geology
Published: 01 March 2003
Figure 2. Geology of Smith River allochthon and surrounding area (adapted from Conley, 1985 ). BRA—Blue Ridge anticlinorium, SMW—Sauratown Mountains window
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Generalized tectonic map of the southern Appalachians. Modified from  Hatch...
Published: 01 July 2010
Figure 1. Generalized tectonic map of the southern Appalachians. Modified from Hatcher et al. (1990) and Bream (2003) . Abbreviations: CBR—central Blue Ridge; DGB—Dahlonega gold belt; G-E fault—Goodwater-Enitachopco fault; SMW—Sauratown Mountains window.
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Figure 11. The Mazatzal province (ca. 1.69–1.65 Ga) is well documented in t...
in > Geosphere
Published: 01 August 2007
with the Mazatzal province across the poorly exposed mid-continent. Mazatzal-age outcrops are also documented in the Sauratown Mountains window in North Carolina.
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Map of part of the southern Appalachians showing the subdivision of realms,...
Published: 11 March 2013
shear zone; HLPVF, Hollins Line – Pleasant Valley fault system; LR, Laurentian realm; MT, Milton terrane; PMT, Pine Mountain terrane; PMW, Pine Mountain window; SMW, Sauratown Mountain window.
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 September 1982
AAPG Bulletin (1982) 66 (9): 1196–1230.
... cross section through the Mountain City and Grandfather Mountain windows, in the southern Appalachians and another from the Jura to the Pennines (in the western Alps). 1 Manuscript received, June 9, 1981; accepted, March 19, 1982. 2 Sohio Petroleum Co., 633 17th St., Suite2200, Denver...
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Geologic map modified from U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) maps ( King  et al...
Published: 08 October 2019
terrane are locally bounded by the Hollister fault (HF). The seismic profile does not cross any rift‐related basins. D.E., Delaware; M.D., Maryland; N.C., North Carolina; S.C., South Carolina; SMW, Sauratown Mountain Window; V.A., Virginia; W.V., West Virginia. The color version of this figure
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1974
AAPG Bulletin (1974) 58 (4): 575–620.
.... As Dana noted, the size and height of the mountains resulting from the deformation of a geosynclinal mass correlate with the size of the adjacent ocean basin. Also the climax of the orogeny may correlate with the geographic position of the geosyncline in respect to the adjacent oceon basin. For example...
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(A) Tectonic map illustrating Alabama’s position within the southern Appala...
in > Geosphere
Published: 01 August 2013
; PMW—Pine Mountain window; SMW—Sauratown Mountains Window; SRA—Smith River allochthon; TS—Tallassee synform; WBR—western Blue Ridge. Cross Section: A—Away; T—toward; no vertical exaggeration.
Journal Article
Published: 01 June 1980
Journal of the Geological Society (1980) 137 (3): 321–327.
.... Espenshade G. H. Shaw K. W. Stratigraphy and structure of the metamorphic belt in northwestern North Carolina and southwestern Virginia: A study from the Blue Ridge across the Brevard zone to the Sauratown Mountains anticlinorium Am. J. Sci 1973 273–A 1 40 Russell G. S. Rb-Sr evidence...
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F ig . 12. Plot of initial  207 Pb/ 204 Pb vs.  206 Pb/ 204 Pb for volcanic...
Published: 01 March 2005
and Bevier (1991) , R.A. Ayuso and N. Ratcliffe (unpub. data), DeWolffe and Mezger (1994) , Ayuso et al. (1996) , and Whalen et al. (1997 , and references therein). The southern Appalachians are represented by basement rocks from Tallulah Falls, Pine Mountain, and Corbin Gneiss in Georgia, and Sauratown
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Generalized U-Pb zircon and T DM  (depleted mantle model age–age of crust f...
Published: 01 September 2010
Mountains; SM—Sauratown Mountain window; TD—Toxaway dome; TF—Tallulah Falls dome; TR—Trimont Ridge; VBR—Virginia Blue Ridge; VH—Van Horn Mountains.
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 September 2010
GSA Bulletin (2010) 122 (9-10): 1646–1659.
... Mountains; SM—Sauratown Mountain window; TD—Toxaway dome; TF—Tallulah Falls dome; TR—Trimont Ridge; VBR—Virginia Blue Ridge; VH—Van Horn Mountains. ...
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Probability plots of latest Neoproterozoic to early Palaeozoic metasediment...
Published: 01 March 2007
(including Eastern and Central Blue Ridge, Dahlonega gold belt, Sauratown Mountains window and Smith River Allochthon), Bream et al . (2004) and Carter et al . (2006) ; Hebridean Foreland (Eriboll Formation, Ardvreck Group), P. A. Cawood et al . (unpubl. data); Newfoundland (Bradore, Hawke Bay
Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1130/2017.0047(01)
EISBN: 9780813756479
...; M’VILLE—Martinsville; NC—North Carolina; PGF—Powell Gap fault; RCCF—Rock Castle Creek fault; RVF—Red Valley fault; SMW—Sauratown Mountains window; VA—Virginia; WRF— Whetstone Ridge fault. Map compiled from numerous sources, including the Geologic Map of Virginia ( VDMR, 1993 ). Figure 2...
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