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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1975
AAPG Bulletin (1975) 59 (7): 1136–1150.
...Frank Jacobeen; William H. Kanes ABSTRACT The geology of the Broadtop synclinorium, Wills Mountain anticlinorium, and Allegheny frontal zone is interpreted from regional cross sections which use extensive surface, seismic, and subsurface well control in the synclinorium and surface, and scattered...
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—Generalized surface geology of <b>Wills</b> <b>Mountain</b> <b>anticlinorium</b>, Broadtop sync...
Published: 01 July 1975
Fig. 3 —Generalized surface geology of Wills Mountain anticlinorium, Broadtop synclinorium, and contiguous areas. Data from field work by writers and from Tilton et al (1927a , b), Berryhill et al (1956) , Gray et al (1960), Cooper (1961 , 1964 ), Milici et al (1963) , Dennison and Woodward
Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1130/2010.0016(05)
EISBN: 9780813756165
... Devonian quartz arenites and carbonates (inter-orogenic tectonic calm), and Upper Devonian to Lower Mississippian clastic rocks (associated with the Acadian orogeny). Alleghanian structural features include the Little North Mountain thrust, Cacapon Mountain anticlinorium, Broad Top synclinorium, and Wills...
Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 01 September 2010
DOI: 10.1130/2010.1206(21)
... resulted in the formation of the Wills Mountain duplex under the load of the North Mountain thrust sheet and sediments derived from the Adams Run–Cacapon Mountain anticlinorium. The growth of the Wills Mountain duplex resulted in duplication of the Cambrian–Ordovician carbonate section with coeval...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 September 1979
AAPG Bulletin (1979) 63 (9): 1588.
... of the Willis Mountain anticline northeastward. The deep structures of the anticlinorium in the Petersburg region consist of several imbricated structural blocks involving Cambrian-Ordovician carbonate rocks, with small net slips on southeast-dipping reverse faults located east of the larger Wills Mountain...
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—Surface faults, and anticlinal and synclinal axes in <b>Wills</b> <b>Mountain</b> anticl...
Published: 01 July 1975
Fig. 4 —Surface faults, and anticlinal and synclinal axes in Wills Mountain anticlinorium and Broadtop synclinorium. Fold axes in both structural complexes strike approximately N 30° E. Although originally mapped as continuous features, they form instead a series of domes and saddles with en
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—Regional cross section across northern Broadtop synclinorium, <b>Wills</b> Mounta...
Published: 01 July 1975
Fig. 11 —Regional cross section across northern Broadtop synclinorium, Wills Mountain anticlinorium, and the Allegheny frontal zone. Location of section is shown on Figure 2 ( A - A ′).
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—Regional cross section across central Broadtop synclinorium, <b>Wills</b> Mountai...
Published: 01 July 1975
Fig. 13 —Regional cross section across central Broadtop synclinorium, Wills Mountain anticlinorium, and Allegheny frontal zone. Location of section is shown on Figure 2 ( B - B ′).
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—Regional cross section across southern Broadtop synclinorium, <b>Wills</b> Mounta...
Published: 01 July 1975
Fig. 15 —Regional cross section across southern Broadtop synclinorium, Wills Mountain anticlinorium, Allegheny frontal zone, and Appalachian plateau. Location of section is shown on Figure 2 ( C - C ′).
Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1130/2017.0047(01)
EISBN: 9780813756479
... of monadnocks in the vicinity of Charlottesville. Mesoproterozoic basement in the core of the Blue Ridge anticlinorium comprises the Ragged Mountains and the higher topography south of Big Levels. The Blue Ridge Plateau in southern Virginia is underlain by rocks of the eastern Blue Ridge. Modified from...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 September 1974
AAPG Bulletin (1974) 58 (9): 1892–1893.
... contains four morphostructural zones, from northwest to southeast, the folded foreland (southeastern Appalachian Plateau), the frontal imbricates (Nittany anticlinorium, Wills Mountain-Friends Cove anticlinorium), the interthrust syncline (Broadtop synclinorium, Greendale-Kimberling syncline) and the back...
Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 June 2012
Geosphere (2012) 8 (3): 685–702.
... Buffalo Mountain thrust fault ( Hoskins, 1976 ). Sample 15 was collected from the hanging wall of a hinterland-verging wedge fault. Samples 24 and 27 were collected along the northern limb of a first-order anticlinorium in the northern Valley and Ridge and are consistent with flexural-slip folding...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 September 1992
AAPG Bulletin (1992) 76 (9): 1310–1323.
.... The Nittany anticlinorium occupies the northwestern half of the area outlined and extends between the west flank of the Wills Mountain (WM) anticline and the Broad Top synclinorium (stippled). CSD = cross-strike structural discontinuity. This strike line is migrated and ties to each of the three dip...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1989
AAPG Bulletin (1989) 73 (3): 276–288.
... crosses much of the anticlinorium but terminates southeast of the Wills Mountain anticline beneath the east limb of the Bedford syncline. The Wills Mountain anticline, in Mitra’s (1986) interpretation, develops above another horse. The interpretation presented in Figure 3 along line 1 is based...
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... Appalachians (Fig. 1 ). Rocks assigned to the Lynchburg Group in central Virginia overlie Mesoproterozoic rocks along the eastern limb of the Blue Ridge anticlinorium. Southwestward, the rocks have been assigned to the Wills Ridge, Ashe, and Alligator Back formations. This problem is compounded...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1130/2015.0039(04)
EISBN: 9780813756394
... Abstract The Red Mountain Formation is an unconformity-bounded unit including all Silurian strata in the Appalachian Valley and Ridge province of Alabama and Georgia. It is also host to the well-known Birmingham iron-ore field. The formation is divided...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1130/2007.1199(02)
... ). Yucca Mountain has been proposed as the site for the nation's first geologic repository for high-level radioactive waste. This chapter provides the geologic framework for the Yucca Mountain region. The regional geologic units range in age from late Precambrian through Holocene, and these are described...
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—(a) Horizontal minor fault in Keyser Formation on overturned western limb ...
Published: 01 May 1988
Figure 18 —(a) Horizontal minor fault in Keyser Formation on overturned western limb of Wills Mountain anticlinorium, Pinto railroad cut, Maryland. Numerous calcite-filled extension fractures formed in immediate vicinity of fault. (b) Minor west-dipping faults in Oriskany Formation in footwall
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 November 1986
AAPG Bulletin (1986) 70 (11): 1674–1684.
... , v. 58 , p. 362 – 375 . Jacobeen , F. , Jr. , and W. H. Kanes , 1975 , Structure of the Broadtop synclinorium, Wills Mountain anticlinorium, and Allegheny frontal zone : AAPG Bulletin , v. 59 , p. 1136 – 1150 . Kulander , B. R. , and S. L. Dean , 1978 , Gravity...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 October 1946
AAPG Bulletin (1946) 30 (10): 1621–1741.
... of the bordering mountain ranges. These are followed by the largely metamorphosed Mucuchachí series of Upper Cambrian to Upper Ordovician age. The Devonian is well developed in the Sierra de Perijá, where more than 2,438 meters (8,000 feet) of the fossiliferous sediments of the Cachirí group are exposed along...
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