Appalachian Mountains- USA
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Plate Boundaries Using Google Earth
  

Roger Weller, geology instructor 
(
wellerr@cochise.edu)
last edited:  3/22/18

CONVERGENCE-Continental Crust to Continental Crust- Ancient
6 views- 3 Google Earth views and 3 maps
Images are from Google Earth


 
latitude: 39.936      longitude:  -78.876
photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, USGS, NOAA, US Navy, GEBCO,  SIO


inclined view

latitude: 36.728      longitude:  -81.850
photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, USGS, NOAA, US Navy, GEBCO,  SIO

closer view of folds

latitude: 36.5589.936      longitude:  -81.806
photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, USGS, NOAA, US Navy, GEBCO,  SIO

3 maps from the Geologic Map of the USA
 
Northern Appalachians

    
Central Appalachians

 

Southern Appalachians

   

 

Appalachian Geology Linked References

Geology of the Appalachians- Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geology_of_the_Appalachians

Appalachian Mountain Section
http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/topogeo/field/map13/13ams

Building the Northern Appalachian Mountains
http://www.jamestown-ri.info/northern_appalachians.htm

Appalachian Mountains
http://explanet.info/images/Ch08/08_10c.jpg

Taconic Orogeny
http://faculty.kutztown.edu/friehauf/Pennsylvania_history/0450_Pennsylvania_tectonic_history.html

Image of the Day- Appalachian Mountains
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=80088

Elk Knob State Park- Geology
http://www.ncgeology.com/Elk_Knob_geology/pages/geologic_setting.html

Appalachian Structural Geology
http://csmres.jmu.edu/geollab/vageol/vahist/struprimer.html

Where are the Appalachians?
http://www.virginiaplaces.org/geology/appalachians.html

Appalachian Mountains
http://academic.emporia.edu/aberjame/struc_geo/appalach/appalach.htm



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