Cherokee County

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

USGS 7.5-minute quadrangles covering Cherokee County

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

Statewide index to 7.5-minute quadrangles Ordering information

Highest Point*

Cherokee600' NW of benchmark NY 765040+Topton
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 Cherokee County

Check back in a few months. We will be listing our publications for each county here.

Dissertations and theses covering Cherokee 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.








DuPuis, R. H. 1975 The stratigraphy, structure, and metamorphic history of the northern half of Nottely Dam 7.5 quadrangle, Georgia-North Carolina University of Georgia Master thesis 149 p. Geologic mapping
Forrest, J. T. 1975 Geologic evolution of a portion of the Murphy marble belt in southwestern North Carolina Rice University Ph.D. dissertation 76 p. Geologic mapping
Mercer, R. B. 1978 Geochemical reconnaissance for copper on the Upper Tellico River and its tributaries Wright State University Master thesis 54 p. Geochemical
Nesbitt, B. E. 1979 Regional metamorphism of the Ducktown, Tennessee massive sulfides and adjoining portions of the Blue Ridge Province University of Michigan Ph.D. dissertation 238 p. Petrology, Economic (copper)
Owens, Michael 1968 Petrologic study of talc mineralization in Murphy Marble in southwestern North Carolina University of Tennessee (Knoxville) Master thesis 78 p. Petrologic
Richardson, R. O., Jr. 1973 A petrographic study of the Murphy Marble talc deposits at Murphy, N. C. University of South Carolina Master thesis 79 p. Petrography, Economic (talc)
*Topic = A broad classification for the type of geologic research covered.
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