Wake County

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


USGS 7.5-minute quadrangles covering Wake County

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

Statewide index to 7.5-minute quadrangles Ordering information


Highest Point*

COUNTYHIGH POINT AND LOCATIONELEVATION+/!USGS 7.5' QUAD
Wake3500' N of intersection of SR 1839 and 1840 (x)545!Bayleaf
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 Wake County

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Dissertations and theses covering Wake 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*

Blake, D. E. 1986 The geology of the Grissom area, Franklin, Granville, and Wake Counties, NC: a structural and metamorphic analysis North Carolina State University Master thesis 300 p.
Farquhar, C. R. 1952 Crystalline rocks of north central Wake County, North Carolina North Carolina State College Master thesis 33 p. Geologic mapping
Fleisher, P. J. 1963 Structural control of the igneous intrusions of the Durham Triassic basin, North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Master thesis 37 p. Geologic mapping, Diabase dikes
Harrington, J. W. 1946 The geology and ore dressing problems of the Raleigh Graphite University of North Carolina Master thesis 43 p. Geologic mapping, Economic (graphite)
Hicks, H. T., Jr. 1982 Geology and ore genesis of the Buckhorn district iron deposits North Carolina State University Master thesis 164 p. Geologic mapping, Economic (iron)
Karabatsos, G. T. 1959 A provenance and durability study of heavy minerals in a small modern river (Neuse River, North Carolina) University of Nebraska Master thesis 76 p. Heavy mineral
Katz, S. D. 1983 Fourier shape analysis and electron microscopy of detrital muscovite in two fluvial networks in North Carolina Duke University Master thesis 71 p. Fluvial processes
Kosecki J. 1996 Petrology, mineralogy, and geochemistry of the Rolesville granitic batholith, Wake Stone (Knightdale) and Lassiter (Rolesville) quarries, Wake County, N.C. North Carolina State University Master thesis 73 p. Petrology, Mineralogy, Geochemistry
Liddle, S. K. 1984 Trace-element analysis of the groundwater at a hazardous waste landfill in the Piedmont of North Carolina North Carolina State University Master thesis 83 p. Hydrology, Pollution
Mann, W. R. 1972 The modification of a suite of detrital rock-fragments from a portion of the Neuse River drainage basin, North Carolina North Carolina State University Master thesis 38 p. Sediments, Mineralogy
Mims, C. V. 1988 Anistropy of magnetic susceptibility as a petrofabric and strain indicator in the falls lineated gneiss and adjacent Raleigh belt gneisses, Wake County, North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Master thesis 69 p. Structural geology
Moye, R. J., Jr. 1981 The Bayleaf mafic-ultramafic belt, Wake and Granville Counties, North Carolina North Carolina State University Master thesis 122 p. Petrography
Otte, L. J. 1981 Petrology of the exposed Eocene Castle Hayne Limestone of North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Ph.D. dissertation 182 p. Petrology
Schoeneberger P. J. 1990 Physical properties and water movement through a soil and saprolite at different geomorphic positions North Carolina State University Ph.D. dissertation 109 p. Soil Science
Stanley, L. G. 1978 A eugeosynclinal orthoquartzite facies in the eastern slate belt rocks of Nash County, North Carolina North Carolina State University Master thesis 81 p. Geologic mapping
*Topic = A broad classification for the type of geologic research covered.
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