Mecklenburg County

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

USGS 7.5-minute quadrangles covering Mecklenburg County

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

Statewide index to 7.5-minute quadrangles Ordering information

Highest Point*

Mecklenburgpoint 1 mile east of Brockenbrough Airport890+Derita
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.
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NCGS Publications covering Mecklenburg County

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Dissertations and theses covering Mecklenburg 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.








Hoy, R. B. 1939 Geology and ore deposits of the Capps Gold Mine, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina California Institute of Technology Master thesis 51 p. General geology, Economic (gold)
Hunsberger, G. G. 1984 Differentiation of the effects of pollution, sulfide-deposit weathering, & background weathering on stream chemistry in the Rocky River basin, NC North Carolina State University Master thesis 129 p. Geochemistry, Stream pollution
Steele, K. F., Jr. 1971 Chemical variations parallel and perpendicular to strike in two mesozoic dolerite dikes, North Carolina and South Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Ph.D. dissertation 202 p. Geochemistry
*Topic = A broad classification for the type of geologic research covered.
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