The document attached below includes the table of contents and first section of Mountain building in Scotland. In this section, you will find the following subsections:
Table of contents
1.1 Setting the scene
1.2 Recognizing ancient mountains
1.3 Orogeny through geological time
1.3.1 Geological time: a brief note
1.3.2 Disentangling the continents
1.4 The collage of ancient orogenic belts in the North Atlantic region
1.5 What caused the Caledonian Orogeny?
1.6 The tectonic map of Britain and Ireland
1.7 The scope of this book
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