Northeastern Section (45th Annual) and Southeastern Section (59th Annual) Joint Meeting (13-16 March 2010)
Session No. 29 Monday, 15 March 2010
8:00 AM-12:05 PM, Sheraton Baltimore City Center: Liberty B

T3. Tectonic Significance of Buried Terranes of the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plains

J. Wright Horton and Paul Mueller, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
29-18:05 AM ORDOVICIAN TO DEVONIAN MAGMATISM ASSOCIATED WITH TACONIC COLLISIONAL TECTONICS IN THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS: AN EXAMPLE OF AN OROGENIC CYCLE: SINHA, A. Krishna, Geosciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0420, pitlab@vt.edu, THOMAS, William A., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0053, and HATCHER, Robert D. Jr, Earth and Planetary Sciences and Science Alliance Center of Excellence, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 306 EPS Building, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410
29-28:25 AM GEODYNAMICS OF SUPERCONTINENT DISPERSAL: GEOCHEMICAL TRACERS FROM LARGE IGNEOUS PROVINCES, EASTERN NORTH AMERICA: HANAN, Barry, Department of Geological Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182-1020, barry.hanan@sdsu.edu and SINHA, A. Krishna, Geosciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0420
29-38:45 AM BASEMENT TERRANES OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY REGION EVIDENCE FROM BOREHOLE SAMPLES AND GEOPHYSICAL SURVEYS: HORTON, J. Wright Jr1, DANIELS, David L.2, MALINCONICO, MaryAnn L.3, GIBSON, Roger L.4, and TOWNSEND, Gabrielle N.4, (1) U.S. Geological Survey, MS926A National Center, Reston, VA 20192, whorton@usgs.gov, (2) U.S. Geological Survey, 954 National Center, Reston, VA 20192, (3) Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, (4) School of Geosciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Private Bag 3, PO Wits, Johannesburg, 2050, South Africa
29-49:05 AM THE SUWANNEE SUTURE: WHAT IS IT AND WHERE IS IT?: MUELLER, Paul, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida, 241 Williamson Hall, Gainesville, FL 32601, pamueller@ufl.edu, HEATHERINGTON, Ann, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida, 241 Williamson Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611, and STELTENPOHL, Mark, Department of Geology and Geography, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849
29-59:25 AM UNDERSTANDING THE LITHOSPHERIC SUTURE BETWEEN LAURENTIA AND GONDWANA: A PASSIVE SEISMIC EXPERIMENT IN THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S: FISCHER, Karen M.1, WAGNER, Lara S.2, FORSYTH, Donald W.1, and HAWMAN, Robert B.3, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, Karen_Fischer@brown.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, (3) Department of Geology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, rob@seismo.gly.uga.edu
29-69:45 AM DETAILED ARCHITECTURE OF THE SUB-COASTAL PLAIN SOUTH GEORGIA BASIN AS REVEALED BY GEOPHYSICAL DATA: PEAVY, Samuel T., Geology & Physics, Georgia Southwestern State University, 800 Georgia Southwestern State Univ. Drive, Americus, GA 31709, speavy@canes.gsw.edu
 10:05 AM Break
29-710:25 AM MESOZOIC HYDROTHERMAL ALTERATION OF PALEOZOIC APPALACHIAN MYLONITE ZONES: DENNIS, Allen J., Biology and Geology, University of South Carolina Aiken, Aiken, SC 29801-6309, dennis@sc.edu
29-810:45 AM BURIED EARLY MESOZOIC RIFT BASINS OF THE US MID-ATLANTIC CONTINENTAL MARGIN: BENSON, Richard N., Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, rbenson6@comcast.net
29-911:05 AM EVIDENCE FOR BASEMENT-ROOTED COASTAL PLAIN FAULTS IN THE POTOMAC RIVER VALLEY AND CENTRAL CHESAPEAKE BAY REGION: POWARS, David S.1, HORTON, J. Wright Jr1, HARRISON, R.W.2, SCHINDLER, J. Stephen2, and NEWELL, Wayne L.3, (1) U.S. Geological Survey, MS926A National Center, Reston, VA 20192, dpowars@visuallink.com, (2) U.S. Geological Survey, MS926A National Center, Reston, VA 20192, (3) U. S. Geological Survey, MS926A National Center, Reston, VA 20192
29-1011:25 AM THE FAULT WITH THE WHITE HOUSE: A STUDY OF LATE CENOZOIC TECTONISM IN WASHINGTON, D.C: PROWELL, David Cureton, 555 Spence Rd, Fairburn, GA 30213, dcprowell@comcast.net and CHRISTOPHER, Raymond A., 21 Eastern Point, Salem, SC 29676
29-1111:45 AM THE 1886 CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA EARTHQUAKE: FAULT REACTIVATION IN A MESOZOIC EXTENSIONAL TERRANE: CHAPMAN, Martin C. and BEALE, Jacob N., Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall, Virignia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, mcc@vt.edu

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