Mountain building in Scotland
Mountain building in Scotland

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Mountain building in Scotland

2 Britain's oldest rocks: remnants of Archaean crust

The document attached below includes the second section of Mountain building in Scotland. In this section, you will find the following subsections:

  • 2.1 Introduction

  • 2.2 The Lewisian Complex

    • 2.2.1 The nature, age and origin of the gneiss protoliths

    • 2.2.2 Deformation and high-grade metamorphism

  • 2.3 Basement inliers in the Moine Supergroup

  • 2.4 Summary of Section 2

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