Geology of the Oak Ridge Area
Anderson County, Tennessee
Saturday, December 9, 2023
Trip Leader:
Dr. Robert D. Hatcher Jr.

ETGS Attendees

Meeting Point / Field Trip Guide Book / Google Earth KMZ File

Click the links below to see photographs at each of the field trip stops. 

Meeting Point Parking Lot off Manhattan Avenue, Oak Ridge, TN
Stop 2 STOP 2-Chickamauga Group (and Rome Formation) at Solway Bridge
GPS Location: 35.992214 N -84.195985 W
Stop 3 STOP 3-Top-of-Knox unconformity at Edgemoor Road-Melton Lake Drive intersection
GPS Location: 36.018343 N -84.166181 W
Stop 5 STOP 5-Rome Fonnation at Moores Gap Church on Moores Gap Road (1-75 Frontage Road)
GPS Location: 36.137760 N, -84.045085 W
Stop 7 STOP 7-Pennsylvanian Rocks across from Recycle Center on Frost Bottom Road at Waste Connections convenience center East of Oliver Springs
GPS Location: 36.050831 N, -84.314182 W
Stop 8 STOP 8-Rocks Exposed at the Southwest end of Country Club Estates in Oak Ridge
GPS Location: 35.967116 N, -84.327849 W

All photos by Bob Gelinas unless otherwise specified. 
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Meeting Point. The morning had an inauspicious start with steady rain and cool temperatures. The ETGS membership stood strong and virtually everyone showed up for the field trip!

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Page updated December 28, 2023