Caldwell County

This page contains information available through the NCGS concerning Caldwell County.

USGS 7.5-minute quadrangles covering Caldwell County

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

Statewide index to 7.5-minute quadrangles Ordering information

Highest Point*

Caldwellnorthwest point of county on eastern summit of Calloway Peak5920+Grandfather Mountain
A "!" in the column labeled "+/!" indicates an exact elevation. An estimated elevation is indicated by "+".
*Some counties have more than one location that appear to have the same elevation. These counties show more than one entry in this table.
If you are interested in the highest elevation in every county, try this table.

NCGS Publications covering Caldwell County

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Dissertations and theses covering Caldwell 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.








Boyer, S. E. 1978 Structure and origin of Grandfather Mountain Window, North Carolina Johns Hopkins University Ph.D. dissertation 280 p. Structural geology
Justus, P. S. 1971 Structure and petrology along the blue ridge front and brevard zone, Wilkes and Caldwell Counties, North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Ph.D. dissertation 89 p. Geologic mapping
Katz, S. D. 1983 Fourier shape analysis and electron microscopy of detrital muscovite in two fluvial networks in North Carolina Duke University Master thesis 71 p. Fluvial processes
Steele, K. F., Jr. 1971 Chemical variations parallel and perpendicular to strike in two mesozoic dolerite dikes, North Carolina and South Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Ph.D. dissertation 202 p. Geochemistry
Stirewalt, G. L. 1969 Structural analysis of the Sauratown Mountains Anticlinorium and the Brevard Lithologic Zone, North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Ph.D. dissertation 146 p. Structural geology
Stonebraker, J. D. 1973 Potassium-argon geochronology of the Brevard fault zone southern Appalachians Florida State University Ph.D. dissertation 135 p. Geochronology
Zmoda, A. J. 1987 Geochemistry of volcanic rocks from the Grandfather Mountain Window, Northwestern North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Master thesis 115 p. Geochemistry
*Topic = A broad classification for the type of geologic research covered.
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