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Roadside Geology of West Virginia

Roadside Geology of West Virginia

by Joseph G. Lebold and Christopher Wilkinson

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Learn about the Geology of West Virginia with maps, photos and expert descriptions! This 6"x9" paperback has 297 pages that are packed with detailed information about West Virginia Geology. See table of contents below.

Roadside Geology of West Virginia
Table of Contents

    Acknowledgments
ix
INTRODUCTION
1
    Formation of the Earth
3
    Minerals and Rocks
7
    Geologic Time
10
    GEOLOGIC HISTORY OF WEST VIRGINIA
14
    Laying the Foundation: Proterozoic time to 460 million years ago
14
    Mountains and Seas: 460 to 250 million years ago
17
    Shaping the Modern Landscape: 250 million years ago to present time
20
APPALACHIAN PLATEAUS PROVINCE
25
    Cyclothems of the Pennsylvanian Period
27
    NORTHERN BASIN
28
    I-64: Kenova - Huntington - Charleston
30
        Teays Valley
32
    I-70 and I-470: Pennsylvania State Line - Wheeling
35
    I-77: Williamstown - Parkersburg - Charleston
37
    I-79: Pennsylvania State Line - Morgantown - Charleston
40
    US 50: Grafton - Clarksburg - Parkersburg
49
        Oil and Gas in the Burning Springs Anticline
53
    WV 2: Chester - Weirton - Parkersburg
57
        Ohio River
60
    SOUTHERN BASIN
68
    I-64: Beckley - White Sulphur Springs - Virginia State Line
71
        Karst of the Appalachian Plateaus
76
        Lost World Caverns
78
    I-77/I-64: Charleston - Beckley
83
    I-77: Beckley - Princeton - East River Mountain Tunnel
86
    US 19: Exit 57 of I-79 - Summersville - Beckley
92
        New River Gorge
98
    US 52: Huntington - Williamson - Virginia State Line
101
        Pinnacle Rock State Park
115
    US 119: South Charleston - Kentucky State Line
118
    ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN SECTION
125
    I-68: Morgantown - Maryland State Line
127
        Dorsey's Knob Park
129
        Coopers Rock State Forest
132
    US 33: I-79 - Buckhannon - Elkins - Seneca Rocks
138
    US 50: Skyline - Grafton
150
    US 219: Marlinton - Elkins - Maryland State Line
155
    WV 7: Morgantown - Maryland State Line
160
        Cranesville Swamp
168
    WV 32: Thomas - Harman
169
        Blackwater Falls
171
        Dolly Sods Wilderness Area
174
VALLEY AND RIDGE PROVINCE
179
    US 33: Seneca Rocks - Franklin - Virginia State Line
182
        Seneca Rocks
184
        Germany Valley Overlook
188
    US 48: Davis - Moorefield - Virginia State Line
196
    US 50: Virginia State Line - Romney - Skyline
211
    US 460 and US 219: Bluefield - Lewisburg - Marlinton
218
        Narrows Gap through East River Mountain
222
        Beartown State Park
228
        Devils Backbone along WV 39
230
    US 220: Keyser - Moorefield - Petersburg - Virginia State Line
234
        Smoke Hole
239
    US 522: Virginia State Line - Berkeley Springs - Hancock (Maryland)
244
    WV 92 and WV 28: White Sulphur Springs - Petersburg
250
BLUE RIDGE PROVINCE AND THE GREAT VALLEY
261
    I-81: Potomac River (Maryland Border) - Ridgeway (Virginia)
264
    WV 9: Martinsburg - Charles Town
266
        Harpers Ferry
267
GLOSSARY OF TERMS
271
BIBLIOGRAPHY
278
INDEX
285