West Virginia Geology
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Share your photos of West Virginia's geological attractions.
Geologic Map of West Virginia
Plus a sketch of the state's geology.
Geoscience Education in the Mountain State
This mining state appears to offer its geology teachers a lot of support.
Spectacular rock fins jut out over the North Fork River; you can climb them or just admire them at this private preserve near Harrisonburg.
The New River Gorge
This dramatic valley exposes a deep cross-section of south-central West Virginia's rock sequence.
Plant Fossils of West Virginia
Monte and Harrison Hieb haven't updated the site lately, but their descriptions and images of fossils are still good.
The Smoke Hole Region
This remote area in in West Virginia's eastern arm exhibits the deep structure of the western Appalachians.
A scattering of topographic quadrangles have been mapped in detail using teachers as field assistants. These pages have lots of photos and detail for 12 different quadrangles around West Virginia.
Visiting Geologists at State Parks
If you're camping in West Virginia, see if an evening talk and morning walk by a state geologist is on tap.
West Virginia Caves
Five different commercial caverns are listed on this handy page.
West Virginia Cave Conservancy
These are the people to get involved with for visiting the state's noncommercial caves.
West Virginia Fossil Club
Join these cheerful diggers every month in Clarksburg.
West Virginia Maps
About.com's Matt Rosenberg helps get you oriented.
West Virginia Campgrounds
About.com's David Sweet guides you to the best outdoor places to stay.
West Virginia Scenic Roads
About.com's Darren Smith shows you the best ways to get around.
Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals of West Virginia
About.com's Bob Strauss shows them and tells you more.