5 Arc-continent collision: the Grampian phase of the Caledonian Orogeny
Some of Britain’s most dramatic scenery is to be found in the Scottish Highlands. The sight of mighty Ben Nevis, the desolate plateau of the Cairngorms, or the imposing landscapes of Glen Coe can unleash the call of the wild in all of us. Although these landforms were largely carved by glacial activity that ended some 10,000 years ago, the rocks themselves tell of a much older history. The Highlands are merely eroded stumps of a much higher range of ancient mountains. This unit is an account o
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4 Continental break up and opening of the lapetus Ocean
Some of Britain’s most dramatic scenery is to be found in the Scottish Highlands. The sight of mighty Ben Nevis, the desolate plateau of the Cairngorms, or the imposing landscapes of Glen Coe can unleash the call of the wild in all of us. Although these landforms were largely carved by glacial activity that ended some 10,000 years ago, the rocks themselves tell of a much older history. The Highlands are merely eroded stumps of a much higher range of ancient mountains. This unit is an account o
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2 Britain's oldest rocks: remnants of Archaean crust
Some of Britain’s most dramatic scenery is to be found in the Scottish Highlands. The sight of mighty Ben Nevis, the desolate plateau of the Cairngorms, or the imposing landscapes of Glen Coe can unleash the call of the wild in all of us. Although these landforms were largely carved by glacial activity that ended some 10,000 years ago, the rocks themselves tell of a much older history. The Highlands are merely eroded stumps of a much higher range of ancient mountains. This unit is an account o
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1907: Gift to New York University
This image is a document outlining the details of a gift of real estate from Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage to New York University. This gift is intended to be used to create a college for women to be named Olivia Sage College. Neither of these conditions was carried out.,In October 1906, Olivia Sage had donated the huge sum of $294,250 to New York University, on condition that "some part of the property at least will be used by New York University as a center for for women's working and living, fo
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Course Goals: a) Students will gain an understanding the economic, technological, societal, and global dimensions of entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship. b) Students will understand the major differences between personal entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship, which often occurs in larger mature organizations. c) Students will understand the relationships between personal goals, competencies, and experience to assess what they bring to all types of ventures. d) Students will understand and prac
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