Piedmont province - The Geology of Virginia
 
    

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Willis Mountain, Buckingham County, Virginia

Composed of kyanite-bearing quartzite, Willis Mountain stands more resistant to the forces of weathering, 170 meters above the Piedmont in Buckingham County. Much of the mountain's ridge has been removed in kyanite mining.

 
    

3-D DEM rendering of Willis Mountain

Oblique 3-dimensional rendering of Willis Mountain looking to the east

Relative relief of Willis Mountain

Local relief of Willis Mountain

 
    

APPALACHIAN PLATEAU | VALLEY & RIDGE | BLUE RIDGE | PIEDMONT | COASTAL PLAIN
 

(6/12/2000)