Basin thermal history favours an accretionary origin for the Southern Uplands terrane, Scottish Caledonides

@inproceedings{Stone2004BasinTH,
  title={Basin thermal history favours an accretionary origin for the Southern Uplands terrane, Scottish Caledonides},
  author={Philip Stone and Richard J. Merriman},
  year={2004}
}
There is general agreement that the Siluro-Ordovician, Southern Uplands suspect terrane is an imbricate thrust belt formed adjacent to the Laurentian continental margin during closure of the Iapetus Ocean. However, there are conflicting models for its tectonosedimentary evolution, especially for the initial depositional environment. Was it a convergent forearc trench with subsequent incorporation of strata into a suprasubduction accretionary prism, or was it a back-arc or continental margin… CONTINUE READING

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