Macon County

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


USGS 7.5-minute quadrangles covering Macon County

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

Statewide index to 7.5-minute quadrangles Ordering information


Highest Point*

COUNTYHIGH POINT AND LOCATIONELEVATION+/!USGS 7.5' QUAD
MaconStanding Indian (triangle)5499!Rainbow Springs
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 Macon County

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Dissertations and theses covering Macon 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*

Cobb, M. C. 1924 The origin of corundum associated with dunite in western North Carolina Bryn Mawr College Ph.D. dissertation 43 p. Petrography
Dribus, J. R. 1977 The petrology and geochemistry of the Deposit No. 9 dunite, Macon County, North Carolina Kent State University Master thesis 85 p. Petrology, Geochemistry
Fletcher, J. S. 1972 Chromite from some western North Carolina ultramafites and its petrogenetic implications University of South Carolina Master thesis 66 p.
Giles, R. T. 1966 Petrography and petrology of the Rabun Bald area, Georgia-North Carolina University of Georgia Master thesis 71 p. Petrology, Petrography
Hahn, K. R. 1976 Petrology and geochemistry of the Mincey Mine dunite, Macon County, North Carolina, copy 2 Kent State University Master thesis 46 p. Petrology, Geochemistry
Hahn, K. R. 1976 Petrology and geochemistry of the Mincey Mine dunite, Macon County, North Carolina, copy 1 Kent State University Master thesis 46 p. Petrology, Geochemistry
Luhn, J. K. 1968 Geochemical investigation of the Buck Creek Alpine-type intrusion, Western North Carolina Miami University (Ohio) Master thesis 46 p. Geochemical
McElhaney, M. S. 1981 Petrogenesis of the Chunky Gal Mountain mafic-ultramafic complex University of Tennessee (Knoxville) Master thesis 87 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
Penso, S. M. H. 1981 Geophysical surveys of several selected ultramafic bodies in western North Carolina Kent State University Master thesis 72 p. Geophysical (magnetics, gravity, gamma radiation)
Perez, E. D. 1979 Magnetic surveys of selected ultramafic deposits in western North Carolina Kent State University Master thesis 43 p. Geophysical (magnetics)
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
*Topic = A broad classification for the type of geologic research covered.
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