Jackson County

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


USGS 7.5-minute quadrangles covering Jackson County

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

Statewide index to 7.5-minute quadrangles Ordering information


Highest Point*

COUNTYHIGH POINT AND LOCATIONELEVATION+/!USGS 7.5' QUAD
JacksonRichland Balsam (Balsam triangle)6410!Sam Knob
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NCGS Publications covering Jackson County

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Dissertations and theses covering Jackson 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*

Astwood, P. M. 1970 A petrofabric study of two alpine-type ultramafic bodies University of South Carolina Master thesis 31 p.
Bohanan, E. R., Jr. 1975 Petrographic & spectrographic analysis of several soapstone artifacts from TN and soapstone deposits in NC & SC in an attempt to determine the source area of artifacts University of Tennessee (Knoxville) Master thesis 110 p.
Cobb, M. C. 1924 The origin of corundum associated with dunite in western North Carolina Bryn Mawr College Ph.D. dissertation 43 p. Petrography
Fletcher, J. S. 1972 Chromite from some western North Carolina ultramafites and its petrogenetic implications University of South Carolina Master thesis 66 p.
Furman, F. C. 1981 Origin and economic potential of olivine in alpine-type ultramafic bodies, The Willitts Tract, Jackson County, NC, copy 1 Bowling Green State University Master thesis 132 p. Petrology, Economic (ultramafic)
Furman, F. C. 1981 Origin and economic potential of olivine in alpine-type ultramafic bodies, The Willitts Tract, Jackson County, NC, copy 2 Bowling Green State University Master thesis 132 p. Petrology, Economic (ultramafic)
Honeycutt, F. M. 1978 Petrology of the Balsam Gap ultramafic body, Jackson County, North Carolina Kent State University Master thesis 46 p. Petrology
Johnson, A. C., Jr. 1958 A magnetometer survey of the Webster-Addie ultrabasic ring, Jackson County, North Carolina University of Michigan Master thesis 6:00 PM Geophysical (magnetics)
Livingston, J. L. 1966 Geology of the Brevard zone and the Blue Ridge province in southwestern Transylvania County, North Carolina Rice University Ph.D. dissertation 118 p. Geologic mapping
Maas, R. P. 1976 Characterization of water chemistry of Anakeesta pyrite-affected streams in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, copy 2 Western Carolina University Master thesis 90 p. Hydrology, Geochemistry
Maas, R. P. 1976 Characterization of water chemistry of Anakeesta pyrite-affected streams in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, copy 1 Western Carolina University Master thesis 90 p. Hydrology, Geochemistry
Madison, J. A. 1968 Petrology and geochemistry of the Webster-Addie ultramafic body, Jackson County, North Carolina Washington University Ph.D. dissertation 139 p. Petrology, Geochemistry
Marr, J. D., Jr. 1975 Geology of the western half of the Lake Toxaway Quadrangle, North Carolina University of New Orleans Master thesis 79 p. Geologic mapping
McKniff, J. M. 1967 Geology of the Highlands-Cashiers area, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia Rice University Ph.D. dissertation 100 p. Geologic mapping
Miller, Roswell, III 1951 The structure and petrology of the Webster-Addie ultrabasic ring, Jackson County, North Carolina Princeton University Ph.D. dissertation 29 p. Structural geology, Petrology
Pike, J. E. N. 1968 Petrology and genesis of the Webster-Addie ultramafic body, Jackson County, North Carolina University of Michigan Master thesis 64 p. Petrology
Schiering, M. H. 1979 Petrology and geophysics of the dark ridge ultramafic body, Jackson County, North Carolina Kent State University Master thesis 41 p. Petrology, Geophysics (magnetics, gamma ray)
Sharpe, L. K. 1942 Paragenesis of the pegmatites of southern Jackson and Macon Counties, North Carolina, Parts I & II Northwestern University Ph.D. dissertation 573 p. Petrography
Wickstrom, C. W. 1972 Geology of the eastern half of the Big Ridge Quadrangle, North Carolina University of New Orleans Master thesis 70 p. Geologic mapping
Witherspoon, R. R. 1977 Geology of the western half of the big Ridge Quadrangle, North Carolina University of New Orleans Master thesis 80 p. Geologic mapping
*Topic = A broad classification for the type of geologic research covered.
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