Geology of Dupont State Forest and the Standingstone Quadrangle, SC and NC
Dates: April 5 and April 7, and May 4
Note: The April 5 and 7 trips are full, only the May 4 trip has spaces left.
Field Trip Leaders: Jack Garihan and Scott Brame
Standingstone Mountain (SM) 7.5-minute quadrangle and Dupont State Forest (DSF) in North Carolina are situated within the rugged part of the western Inner Piedmont. The escarpment of the Blue Ridge Front winds its way across the southern margin of SM with lines of impressive exfoliation domes (balds) formed on Table Rock gneiss. Five Paleozoic fault-bound crystalline sheets occur in this quadrangle which makes it unique in its complexity.
Triple Falls, Dupont State Forest, NC
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