Have you wondered about the natural features you have seen in North Carolina and elsewhere?

You can learn more about the geology of our state and of other parts of the U.S. in:


MEA 202  Historical Geology

MEA 300  Environmental Geology

MEA 451 Structural Geology

MEA 789 Geology of the Appalachians


Research by Dr. Jim Hibbard focuses on the geology of the Appalachian Mountains

Hanging Rock State Park, NC - Enjoyed by Prof. Skip Stoddard (NCSU, retired) and the late Prof. J. Robert Butler (UNC-CH)

Pilot Mountain, NC

The Great Smokeys, NC

Lake Lure, NC

Bright Angel Falls, Blue Ridge of NC

Mt. Mitchell, NC, the tallest peak in eastern North America

Whitesides Mountain, NV