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Newer Granites of Foyers and Strontian and the Great Glen Fault

Naturevolume 214pages159161 (1967) | Download Citation



KENNEDY1 regarded the Foyers and Strontian Granites as “mechanically separated parts of one mass”. He interpreted their present separation of 65 miles as one of the “direct lines of evidence” of this order of lateral movement along the Great Glen Fault. A similar displacement of the regional injection complexes and the metamorphic isograds developed in the Moinian and Dalradian metasediments of the Caledonian orogen gave additional direct evidence of the same movement.

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  1. Department of Geology, University of Sheffield

    • R. J. MARSTON


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