Mountain building in Scotland
Mountain building in Scotland

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Mountain building in Scotland

1 Introduction

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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