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The document attached below includes the eighth section of Mountain building in Scotland. In this section, you will find the following subsections:
8.2 Palaeocontinental reconstructions
8.2.1 The global view
8.2.2 A model for the closure of the Iapetus Ocean
8.2.3 Summary of Section 8.2
8.3 Tectonics of the Northe
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