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Twin Arches
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Moore's Gap
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Richard Westcott


Twin Arches


36 32' 30" N, 84 44' 8" W


Arches are sandstone which has been eroded by wind and water. Pennsylvanian time period. Some honeycomb weathering. Top is top of Cumberland Plateau.

Richard Westcott



Moore's Gap


36 08' 12" N, 84 02' 29" W

This is a tough one to figure out. Perhaps a high angle reverse fault going verticle and then breaking and sliding down. Some green Bentonite,some ripple marks when was a mud flat present, siltstone, and some salt crystal marks. Silurian time period.
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