Durham County

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

USGS 7.5-minute quadrangles covering Durham County

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

Statewide index to 7.5-minute quadrangles Ordering information

Highest Point*

DurhamRed Mountain (south summit)770+Rougemont
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 Durham County

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

Dissertations and theses covering Durham 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.








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
Karabatsos, G. T. 1959 A provenance and durability study of heavy minerals in a small modern river (Neuse River, North Carolina) University of Nebraska Master thesis 76 p. Heavy mineral
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
Mann, W. R. 1972 The modification of a suite of detrital rock-fragments from a portion of the Neuse River drainage basin, North Carolina North Carolina State University Master thesis 38 p. Sediments, Mineralogy
McConnell, K. I. 1974 Geology of the late Precambrian Flat River complex and associated volcanic rocks near Durham, North Carolina Virginia Polytechnic Institute Master thesis 64 p. Geologic mapping
Moye, R. J., Jr. 1981 The Bayleaf mafic-ultramafic belt, Wake and Granville Counties, North Carolina North Carolina State University Master thesis 122 p. Petrography
Wright, J. E. 1974 Geology of the Carolina Slate Belt in the vicinity of Durham, North Carolina Virginia Polytechnic Institute Master thesis 78 p. Geologic mapping
*Topic = A broad classification for the type of geologic research covered.
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