EAST TENNESSEE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
2015 Cumberland Plateau Spring Field Trip

Lower Pennsylvanian Geology and Shallow Brittle
Deformation in the Wartburg Area

Wartburg, Tennessee
Saturday, May 09, 2015

Trip Leader: Vade Scruggs
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee

Attendees



Special thanks to Vade Scruggs for leading the field trip and to Vade Scruggs, Bruce Stearns, and Bob Hatcher for assembling the field guide.


Click the links below to see photographs at each of the field trip stops. 

Stop 1 Lilly Bluff Overlook
Stop 2 Exposed Sandstone-Shale Contact on Highway 62 near Lancing
Stop 3 Exposed Rex Coal at Fritts Road
Stop 4a Emory River Fault near Nemo Rapids
Stop 4b Emory River Tear Fault Sandstone Units
Stop 4c Deformed Shale in Rock Castle Sandstone

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