Chatham County

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

USGS 7.5-minute quadrangles covering Chatham County

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

Statewide index to 7.5-minute quadrangles Ordering information

Highest Point*

Chatham4200' NW of intersection of SR 1003 and 1333 (x) 774!Silk Hope
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 Chatham County

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Dissertations and theses covering Chatham 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.








Barton, C. 1980 Paleomagnetic studies of intrusive rocks in the southern Appalachian Piedmont University of Massachusetts Master thesis 104 p.
Eligman, D. 1987 Volcanic stratigraphy in the Carolina slate belt near Chapel Hill, North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Master thesis 51 p. Geologic mapping
Fleisher, P. J. 1963 Structural control of the igneous intrusions of the Durham Triassic basin, North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Master thesis 37 p. Geologic mapping, Diabase dikes
Fritz, S. J. 1976 Physical and chemical characteristics of weathering rinds from several plutons in the North Carolina Piedmont UNC at Chapel Hill Ph.D. dissertation 233 p. Petrology
Green, G. B., Jr. 1977 The geology of the slate belt rocks of the Goldston and Bear Creek quadrangles, North Carolina North Carolina State University Master thesis 69 p. Geologic mapping
Hauck, S. A. 1977 Geology and petrology of the northwest quarter of the Bynum quadrangle, Carolina slate belt, North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Master thesis 146 p. Geologic mapping, Petrology
Hermes, D. O. 1963 A quantitative petrographic study of diabase in the Deep River Basin, North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Master thesis 37 p. Petrographic
Hicks, H. T., Jr. 1982 Geology and ore genesis of the Buckhorn district iron deposits North Carolina State University Master thesis 164 p. Geologic mapping, Economic (iron)
Moore, T. J. 1974 Grain sequences of samples from the West Farrington Pluton, North Carolina Northwestern University Master thesis 108 p. Petrology
Nixon, E. C. 1954 Geology of the Harpers Crossroads area, southwestern Chatham County, North Carolina North Carolina State College Master thesis 39 p. Geologic mapping
Teseneer, R. L. 1978 Selected trace elements in pyrite from the North Carolina slate belt North Carolina State University Master thesis 60 p. Geochemistry, Mineralogy
*Topic = A broad classification for the type of geologic research covered.
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