Transylvania County

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

USGS 7.5-minute quadrangles covering Transylvania County

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

Statewide index to 7.5-minute quadrangles Ordering information

Highest Point*

TransylvaniaChestnut Bald (no BM)6000+Sam Knob
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 Transylvania County

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

Dissertations and theses covering Ashe 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.








Bond, A. P. 1974 A sequence of development for the Henderson augen gneiss and its adjacent cataclastic rocks UNC at Chapel Hill Master thesis 49 p.
Clark, H. B., III 1974 Preliminary seismic reflection studies of the Brevard zone near Rosman, North Carolina Virginia Polytechnic Institute Master thesis 60 p. Seismic Reflection
Dabbagh, A. E. 1975 Geology of the Skyland and Dunsmore Mountain quadrangles, western North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Ph.D. dissertation 227 p. Geologic mapping
Horton, J. W., Jr. 1974 Geology of the Rosman Area, Transylvania County, North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Master thesis 63 p. Geologic mapping
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
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
Stirewalt, G. L. 1969 Structural analysis of the Sauratown Mountains Anticlinorium and the Brevard Lithologic Zone, North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Ph.D. dissertation 146 p. Structural geology
Stonebraker, J. D. 1973 Potassium-argon geochronology of the Brevard fault zone southern Appalachians Florida State University Ph.D. dissertation 135 p. Geochronology
Wright, R. J. 1942 Underfit meanders of the French Broad River, North Carolina Columbia University Master thesis 16 p. Geomorphology
*Topic = A broad classification for the type of geologic research covered.
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