Rutherford County

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

USGS 7.5-minute quadrangles covering Rutherford County

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

Statewide index to 7.5-minute quadrangles Ordering information

Highest Point*

RutherfordSugarloaf Mountain (Clow triangle)3965!Bat Cave
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 Rutherford County

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Dissertations and theses covering Rutherford 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.








Griffitts, W. R. 1958 Pegmatite geology of the Shelby district, North and South Carolina University of Michigan Ph.D. dissertation 122 p. Geologic mapping, Petrology
Lemmon, R. E. 1973 Geology of the Bat Cave and Fruitland quadrangles and the origin of the Henderson Gneiss, western North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Ph.D. dissertation 145 p. Geologic mapping
Whisnant, J. S. 1975 Geology of the southeastern quarter of the Marion 15-minute Quadrangle, North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Master thesis 50 p. Geologic mapping
*Topic = A broad classification for the type of geologic research covered.
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