Avery County, NC

This page contains information available through the North Carolina Geological Survey concerning Avery County.


USGS 7.5-minute quadrangles covering Avery County, NC

[1:24,000 scale maps for Avery County]

Statewide index to 7.5-minute quadrangles Ordering information


Highest Point*

COUNTYHIGH POINT AND LOCATIONELEVATION+/!USGS 7.5' QUAD
AveryGrassy Ridge Bald6160+Carvers Gap
A "!" in the column labeled "+/!" indicates an exact elevation. An estimated elevation is indicated by "+".
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NCGS Publications covering Avery County

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Dissertations and theses covering Avery County

Copies of Ph.D. dissertations and M.S. theses at the NCGS Archdale office are listed below. These volumes are not for sale, but can be viewed at the NCGS offices in Raleigh, NC. For interlibrary loan, please check with the degree-granting institution.

Name

Date

Title

Institution

Format

Pages

Topic*

Bailar, E. F. 1984 Geochemistry and petrogenesis of the Cranberry magnetite deposit, Blue Ridge province, North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Master thesis 52 p.
Bluhm, C. T. 1976 Structure of the Frank alpine-type dunite-lherzolite complex, Avery County, North Carolina Southern Illinois University Master thesis 155 p.
Eckelmann, F. D. 1954 The sedimentary origin and stratigraphic equivalence of the so-called Cranberry and Henderson granites in western NC Columbia University Master thesis 47 p. Regional geology
Fronabarger, A. K. 1980 Petrogenesis of the North Harper Creek Uranium Prospect, copy 1 University of Tennessee (Knoxville) Master thesis 93 p. Petrology, Economic (uranium)
Fronabarger, A. K. 1980 Petrogenesis of the North Harper Creek Uranium Prospect, copy 2 University of Tennessee (Knoxville) Master thesis 93 p. Petrology, Economic (uranium)
Hinrichs, F. W. 1941 The occurence of a mica in the Spruce Pine district, North Carolina Northwestern University Master thesis 114 p. Economic (muscovite)
Manger, K. C. 1981 A structural analysis of the Roan Mountain mafic complex, North Carolina and Tennessee University of Kentucky Master thesis 180 p. Structural Geology
Manger, P. H. 1981 A structural analysis along the Linville Falls thrust fault in Western North Carolina University of Kentucky Master thesis 112 p. Structural Geology
Mies, J. W. 1987 An investigation of the Proterozoic basement-ashe formation boundary west of the Grandfather Mountain Window, Northwestern, North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Master thesis 74 p. Geologic mapping
Pack, D. D. 1976 A mineralogic and petrologic study of the Cranberry Magnetite Mine, Cranberry, North Carolina University of Tennessee (Knoxville) Master thesis 126 p. Petrology, Mineralogy
Ussler, W., III 1980 The rare earth element geochemistry of the Cranberry Magnetite Ores, Avery County, North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Master thesis 108 p. Geochemistry (REE)
Adams, M. G. 1995 The tectonothermal evolution of part of the blue ridge thrust complex, northwestern North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Ph.D. dissertation 193 p. Geologic mapping, Structural geology
Boyer, S. E. 1978 Structure and origin of Grandfather Mountain window, North Carolina Johns Hopkins University Ph.D. dissertation 280 p. Structural geology
Brobst, D. A. 1953 Geology of the Plumtree area, Spruce Pine district, North Carolina University of Minnesota Ph.D. dissertation 117 p. Geologic mapping
*Topic = A broad classification for the type of geologic research covered.
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