Mountain building in Scotland
Mountain building in Scotland

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Mountain building in Scotland

4 Continental break up and opening of the lapetus Ocean

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

  • 4.1 Introduction

  • 4.2 The Dalradian Supergroup

    • 4.2.1 Dalradian sedimentary basins: seeing through metamorphism

    • 4.2.2 Primary rock types and terminology

    • 4.2.3 Lithostratigraphic subdivisions of the Dalradian Supergroup

  • 4.3 Dalradian sedimentation and tectonics

  • 4.4 Dalradian basin evolution

  • 4.5 Age of the Dalradian Supergroup

  • 4.6 Cambrian-Ordovician shelf sedimentation in north-west Scotland

  • 4.7 Summary of Section 4

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