Mountain building in Scotland
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Mountain building in Scotland

9 Sedimentation at the end of the Caledonian Orgeny; Section 10 Legacy

The document attached below includes the ninth and tenth sections of Mountain building in Scotland, as well as the index. In these sections, you will find the following subsections:

  • 9.1 Introduction

  • 9.2 The Old Red Sandstone and the Devonian Period

  • 9.3 Distribution and stratigraphy of the Late Silurian to Devonian Basins

  • 9.4 Sedimentation and tectonics in the Midland Valley

    • 9.4.1 Structure of the Midland Valley in the Devonian Period

    • 9.4.2 Late Silurian–Early Devonian sedimentation

    • 9.4.3 A Mid-Devonian hiatus

    • 9.4.4 Renewed deposition in the Late Devonian

    • 9.4.5 Summary of Section 9.4

  • 9.5 Sedimentation and tectonics in the external basins

    • 9.5.1 A southward-migrating mountain front

    • 9.5.2 A short-lived Mid-Devonian ocean basin

    • 9.5.3 Summary of Section 9.5

  • 9.6 Orogen-scale drainage and sediment dispersal patterns

  • 9.7 Summary of Section 9

10 Legacy

  • Acknowledgements

  • Index

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