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geology of Massanutten Mountain in Virginia [microform]

Arthur Coe Spencer

geology of Massanutten Mountain in Virginia [microform]

by Arthur Coe Spencer

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Published by A.C. Spencer in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Arthur Coe Spencer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 84/7728 (Q)
The Physical Object
Pagination53 p., 1 folded leaf of plates : ill., diagrams, col. map ; 25 cm.
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2575239M
LC Control Number85120609

Book a stay at a Massanutten vacation rental today. Check out the top attractions in and around Massanutten. Source: Flickr/Chris Connelly 1. Take a Zip Line Tour. Ride the mega zip line, a foot-long course over the tree tops surrounding Massanutten. It is a major ridge-forming layer of rock in western Virginia and Eastern West Virginia. In the 's various geologists, working independently from each other, mapped the layer of hard sandstone and assigned it three different names, Geologically, the Tuscarora, Clinch, and Massanutten sandstones are the same formation, but have been assigned.

  What lies between the two-Massanutten Mountain-is one of the best kept hiking secrets in the East. Like a mile-long by 4-mile-wide island, Massanutten Mountain rears up from the floor of Virginia's fabled Shenandoah Valley in a series of rampart-like, north-south running : Ad Crable. Massanutten Settlement, Augusta County, Virginia "Massanutten Mountain", (sometimes referred to as "Peaked Mountain" in many records), nestled against the South Fork of the Shenandoah River, is a synclinal ridge in the Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians, currently .

Massanutten Mountain (Figure I), for a total of separate measurements. The cross-strata measure- ments made on Massanutten Mountain south of New Market Gap (Figure 1) are, so far as is known, the first measurements of their kind made in that area. These data were compared to those collected by Yeakel () in Massanutten Mountain north of.   The Massanutten Trail is a mile loop along the northern ridges of Massanutten Mountain, encircling Fort Valley, VA. There are multiple starting points, some of the most popular being Signal Knob at the northern end, Edinburg Gap along the 5/5(3).


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Geology of Massanutten Mountain in Virginia [microform] by Arthur Coe Spencer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Here’s a new video from Greg Willis, the same guy who brought us a fine video on Piedmont geology. In this new opus (20 minutes), Greg details the geology of the Massanutten Synclinorium (Shenandoah Valley, Massanutten Mountain, and Fort Valley) in western Virginia.

WordPress isn’t letting me embed it here, but you should go and check it out. geology of Massanutten Mountain in Virginia [microform] book This is an excellent book explaining the geology of the Massanutten Mountains and the Fort Valley area of Virginia.

Our weekend retreat is 15 miles from Fort Valley and my daughters have spent many hours searching for and collecting the fossil traces described so well in this book/5.

This is an excellent book explaining the geology of the Massanutten Mountains and the Fort Valley area of Virginia. Our weekend retreat is 15 miles from Fort Valley and my daughters have spent many hours searching for and collecting the fossil traces described so well in this book/5(3).

Full text of "The geology of Massanutten Mountain in other formats THE EISENHOWER LIBRARY y The Milton S. Eisenhower Library the johns hopkins university BALTIMORE, MARYLAND PLEASE HAVE YOUR BORROWER READ AND SIGN THE SHEET IN THE BACK OF THIS DISSERTATION jxe^n-L- ^UL^QJc.^^ t-r A h> THE GEOLOGY of!£ASSMUTTEN.

Massanutten Peak: Located at the southern end of Massanutten Mountain, this peak is used primarily for skiing and snowboarding, but is also a popular hiking utten Peak has views of Hartman Knob, Kaylor Knob, Lairds Knob,and the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is possible to take an access road to the summit, which is a round trip of 83%(15).

Massanutten Mountain Syncline (GC1ATJ6) was created by Lego Fans on 4/1/ It's a Not chosen size geocache, with difficulty of 3, terrain of 1. It's located in Virginia, United States.A geology lesson along the Storybook Trail. Massanutten Mountain is a mountain range within Blue Ridge range of the Appalachian Mountains in Virginia.

The Massanutten ski team is a member of the Southern Alpine Racing Association. The Massanutten Ski Patrol are members of the National Ski Patrol.

Golf. The first golf course at Massanutten, the hole par 72 Mountain Greens Golf Course, was completed in The hole, par 65 Woodstone Meadows Golf Course opened in County: Rockingham.

Fortunately, there are a select few hiking areas in Virginia that seem tailor-made for a brief but memorable hiking experience. Once such case is located in Luray and may just be the most charming trail in all of Virginia.

To start with, it’s called the Massanutten Storybook Trail. A mountain in the Massanutten Range noted for winter skiing, hiking and mountain biking. +1 Improve This Listing. Improve This Listing. Improve This Listing.

Thank you. Tripadvisor has been notified. This property is closed. Report incorrect address. Are the prices for this place or activity budget-friendly. Yes No Unsure.4/5(95). Source: William B. Brent. Geology and Mineral Resources of Rockingham County. p Keith Frye. Roadside Geology of Virginia p Structural Features.

Geologists assume that the structural faults and folds took place during the building of the Appalachian Mountains near the end of the Paleozoic Era.

Massanutten is a palimpsest landscape along the Shenandoah River overwritten many times by such events as European colonization, the French Indian War, the American Revolutionary War, the War ofthe Civil War, and then another hundred and fifty some odd years of "worthy happenings" in the book of American history.

To our good fortune, many of these events are extensively documented in. Title Massanutten Mountain, near Strasburg, Va., looking S.W. / EF. Contributor Names Forbes, Edwin,artist.

Massanutten is a mile-long, six-mile-wide mountain range of ancient sandstone contained within the broad valley of the Shenandoah River. It bisects the Shenandoah Valley just east of Strasburg in Shenandoah County in the north to its highest peak east of Harrisonburg in Rockingham County in the south.5/5(95).

The Mid-Atlantic’s Premier Four Season Resort Destination The Mid-Atlantic’s Premier Four Season Resort Destination. A breathtaking property, Massanutten Resort® features 6, acres of mountain fun at its very best. Unique in both its size, variety of amenities, and outstanding condo and hotel accommodations, Massanutten has secured its spot as one of the premier all-seasons resort.

Massanutten Moment: Your Daily Dose of Fresh Mountain Drink Ideas ***This video was made for ages 21 and older only*** Massanutten Moments was created by our extraordinarily talented staff in an effort to bring you value-focused, positive content while many of us are spending a little extra time at home.

A Virginia Mountain Resort. Massanutten Resort is a year-round resort near Harrisonburg. Accommodations range from hotel rooms in the main lodge to large four-bedroom condominiums with fireplaces and hot tubs. Other amenities include two indoor recreational facilities and a variety of restaurants and shops on the mountain.

Late Fall through March. Massanutten Mountain is easily accessible via Interstates 81 and is served by a regional airport just a minute drive from the resort. Awesome Shenandoah Valley View. Red Brush Road. Massanutten, VA Del Webb Drive, Massanutten Resort. Massanutten, VA Massanutten Village.

Massanutten Drive. Massanutten, VA Massanutten Mountain, Virginia. get more from BRO. Go Outside bird watchers, wildflower enthusiasts, and others have been attracted to Massanutten Mountain ever since the forest service obtained the land in the early s. Thanks to volunteers with the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club who completed a multi-year trail construction project on Author: Leonard Adkins.

Other articles where Massanutten Mountain is discussed: Shenandoah Valley: Massanutten Mountain extends northeastward from a point east of Harrisonburg for some 50 miles (80 km), rising to more than 3, feet ( metres) and dividing the north and south forks of the Shenandoah River.

Historic passes through the Blue Ridge include Swift Run Gap. The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S.

called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at "x29" or larger. Massanutten Mountain is covered by the Hamburg, VA US Topo Map quadrantLuray, VA: 6 mi. Massanutten Mountain is a synclinal ridge in the Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians, located in the U.S.

state of Virginia. It is near the West Virginia state line. Make Massanutten Mountain a part of your New Market vacation plans using our New Market trip itinerary maker tool. Source.Massanutten Mountain: Massanutten Ridge Trail is a Fantastic Adventure - See 95 traveler reviews, 63 candid photos, and great deals for Virginia, at Tripadvisor.5/5(95).Massanutten Mountain Trail is a mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Fort Valley, Virginia that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult.

The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to /5(7).