Saturday, May 09, 2015
Trip Leader: Vade Scruggs
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee
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 Tear Fault near Nemo Rapids|
|Stop 4b||Emory River Tear Fault Dividing Sandstone Units|
|Stop 4c||Deformed Shale in Rock Castle Sandstone Caused by Fault|
Approximately 3-foot thick layer of Rex Coal exposed in Dorton Shale exhibiting early cleavage and a small fold.