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A roadside guide to the geology of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

by Harry L. Moore

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Published by University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.)
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHarry L. Moore.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE78.5 .M66 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 178 p. :
      Number of Pages178
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2389567M
      ISBN 100870495585
      LC Control Number87018796

      Great Smoky Mountains National Park A Roadside Guide ot the Geology of Great Smoky Mountains National Park Birth of a National Park in the Great Smoky Mountains. $ Cades Cove - The Life and Death of a Southern Appalachian Community $ Dorie - Woman of the Mountains. An Ecological Study of the Heath Balds of the Great Smoky Mountains. Butler Univ. Bot. Studies, v. 1, pp. An important pioneering study of the initiation, maintenance, and distribution of this type of vegetation. _____. The Tertiary Character of the Cove Hardwood Forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

      Books Great Smoky Mountains Association has partnered with the National Park Service to publish information related to Great Smoky Mountains for more than 65 years. Just four years after our founding, we published our first book, Mountain Makin’s in the Smokies, . Charlies Bunion is a mountain in the Great Smoky Mountains of the Southeastern United States, characterized by a large boulder-like protrusion just below the summit on its otherwise-sheer northern face. The mountain is a rare instance of a bare-rock summit in the Smokies. Charlies Bunion rises to an elevation of 5, feet (1, m) above sea level, and is situated along the state line between.

      The mountain is located entirely within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Gregory Bald is a type of mountain known as a grassy bald. Unlike most summits in the Appalachians, which are heavily forested or culminate in jagged peaks, grassy balds are covered by a thick layer of wild grass. Trees and other foliage are on: Blount County, Tennessee / Swain County, . With Roadside Geology of Tennessee as your guide, explore the geologic significance of many of the stat’s natural and historic sties such as Cumberland Gap National Historic Park, Harpeth River State Park, Dunbar Cave State Natural Area, and Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. pages, 6 x 9, paperback $, Item


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A roadside guide to the geology of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park by Harry L. Moore Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Roadside Guide to the Geology of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Harry L. Moore "In this informative, readable, altogether useful guide, Harry Moore adds another dimension to our understanding and appreciation of the Great Smoky Mountains/5(7). A Roadside Guide to the Geology of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Harry L.

Moore "In this informative, readable, altogether useful guide, Harry Moore adds another dimension to our understanding and appreciation of the Great Smoky Mountains.4/5(8). An extensive section on Great Smoky Mountains National Park includes guides to nine roads, some extending in to North Carolina.

With Roadside Geology of Tennessee as your guide, explore the geologic significance of many of the stat's natural and historic sties such as Cumberland Gap National Historic Park, Harpeth River State Park, Dunbar Cave State Natural Area, and Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park.5/5(12).

I purchased this book at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park visitors center a couple weeks ago. I like the book and it has some very useful information. To me, it was a good book, to my wife, she couldn't understand a thing the author was talking about (and she is a smart lady!)/5.

Roadside Guide to the Geology of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park ; Under Michigan is the first book for young readers about the geologic history of the state and the structure scientists call the Michigan Basin.

A fun and educational journey. A Roadside Guide to the Geology of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Harry L. Moore “In this informative, readable, altogether useful guide, Harry Moore adds another dimension to our understanding and appreciation of the Great Smoky Mountains.

A roadside guide to the geology of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Moore, Rocky Mountains. The geology of Rocky Mountain National Park (electronic resource). Effinger, The ice-age history of national parks in the Rocky Mountains.

Elias, Western Parks. Pages of stone: Geology of Western national parks and monuments Author: Therese Triumph. While I was at the visitor center I picked up the book "A Roadside Guide to the Geology of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park' by Harry L.

Moore (). I didn't get a chance to open it up and look at it while I was going through the park because I was so mesmerized by what was : Rockdawg.

Most of the rocks in Great Smoky Mountains National Park are sedimentary and were formed by accumulations of clay, silt, sand, gravel, and minor amounts of calcium carbonate in flat-lying layers.

The oldest sedimentary rocks were formed during the Proterozoic Era some million years ago. Vast amounts of unconsolidated clay, silt, sand, and pebbles were washed down into lowland. great smoky mountains geology north of Gatlinburg and characteristics of Roaring Fork Sandstone may be seen southeast of the Great Smoky Mountains park headquarters.

[02] The Great Smoky Group is a thick mass of sedimentary rocks, pebble conglomerate, coarse to find sandstone, and silty rocks, which can be divided into three formations: the.

A Roadside Guide to the Geology of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Harry L. Moore "In this informative, readable, altogether useful guide, Harry Moore adds another dimension to our understanding and appreciation of the Great Smoky : $ Prepared in cooperation with the National Park Service.

Geologic Map of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Region, Tennessee and North Carolina. By Scott Southworth, Art Schultz, John N. Aleinikoff, and Arthur J. Merschat. Pamphlet to accompany. Scientific Investigations Map Supersedes USGS Open-File Reports 03–, – Cited by: Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

More Information; Author(s) Harry L. Moore: Short Description: By Harry L. Moore, this is a non-technical guide to geologic points of interest along several popular drives and hiking trails in the park.

Get this from a library. A roadside guide to the geology of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. [Harry L Moore]. The Author: Harry L. Moore is a geologist with the Tennessee Department of Transportation and the author of A Roadside Guide to the Geology of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Orders may be placed online via this website, by callingor by email to [email protected] Smoky Mountain caves and geologic resource inventory () vegetation maps from UGa study, overstory (pdf) and understory (pdf) pg 24 Cades Cove cultural resources; book A Roadside Guide to the Geology of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park ; Survey Bulletin Geology of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Clingman’s Dome is the highest point in Great Smoky Mountains National Park at more than 6, feet. The seven-mile long Clingman’s Dome Road leads to a parking lot. At the parking lot you will have amazing views of the surrounding area, and there is also a paved half-mile, and steep, walkway to the top of Clingman’s Dome observation tower.

A Roadside Guide to the Geology of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Harry L. Moore "In this informative, readable, altogether useful guide, Harry Moore adds another dimension to our understanding and appreciation of the Great Smoky Mountains.

The geology of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park region of Tennessee and North Carolina was studied from to as part of a cooperative investigation by the U.S. Geological Survey with the National Park Service (NPS). Great Smoky Mountains Association has partnered with the National Park Service to publish information related to Great Smoky Mountains for more than 65 years.

Just four years after our founding, we published our first book, Mountain Makin’s in the Smokies, which remains in print even now. Today we maintain more than publications in. Oconaluftee is a river valley in the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, located in the Southeastern United ly the site of a Cherokee village and Appalachian community, the valley's bottomland is now home to the main entrance to the North Carolina side of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

The Oconaluftee area parallels the Oconaluftee River as its basin Coordinates: 35°30′56″N 83°18′19″W / °N. By the time Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most visited park in the United States, was established it was almost too late to save it.

It .A Roadside Guide ot the Geology of Great Smoky Mountains National Park $ National Geographic Park Profiles - Blue Ridge Range The Gentle Mountains.