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Wednesday, 28 December 2011

Recent Article About Carolina Bays Research

Recent Article About Carolina Bays Research

A recent article about ongoing research on the Carolina Bays is 

Geological researchers study mystery of the 
Carolina Bays by Steve DeVane, Fayetteville Observer
http://www.fayobserver.com/articles/2011/12/26/1145419?sac=Local
http://m.fayobserver.com/articles?path=/articles/2011/12/26/1145419

Some of Dr. P. Lee Phillips' recent abstracts about Carolina Bays are:

Bryant, L. M., A. L. Sandford, and P. L. Phillips, 2011,
Characterization of the Orangeburg Scarp Boundary 
by Mapping the Density and Distribution of Carolina 
Bays in Hoke County, North Carolina. Geological 
Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 
vol. 43, no. 2, p. 4
http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2011SE/finalprogram/abstract_185744.htm

Post, S. H., P. L. Phillips, and N. E. Phillippi, 2010,
Delineation of Spatial Variences of Carolina Bays within
Robinson County, North Carolina. Geological Society of 
America Abstracts with Programs. vol. 42, no. 1, p. 70
http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2010NE/finalprogram/abstract_170173.htm

Sandford, A. L., L. M. Bryant, and P. L. Phillips, 2011, 
Delinating the Ornageburg Scarp in Scotland County 
North Carolina by Mapping the westernmost Extent of 
Carolina Bays. Geological Society of America Abstracts
with Programs. vol. 43, no. 2, p. 4
http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2011SE/finalprogram/abstract_185718.htm

By the way, there is a new USGS geologic map, which 
includes background information about geology of an area 
containing numerous Carolina Bays. It briefly discusses the 
Carolina Bays.

Weems, R. E., W. C. Lewis, and E. A. Crider, 2011, Surficial 
Geologic Map of the Elizabethtown 30' × 60' Quadrangle, 
North Carolina. Open-File Report 2011-1121. United States
Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

It can be found at and downloaded from:
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1121/
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1121/ElizabethtownNCGeologicMap.pdf

A related report is:

Weems, R. E. W. C. Lewis, J. H. Murray, D. B. Queen, J. B. Grey, 
and B. D. DeJong, 2011, Detailed Sections From Auger Holes 
in the Elizabethtown 1:100,000-Scale Quadrangle, North 
Carolina. Open-File Report 2011-1115. United States
Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

It can be found at and downloaded from:
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1115/
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1115/ofr2011-1115.pdf

Merry Christmas and Happy New 

Paul H.

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