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The postrifted margin of Laurentia in eastern Canada had a rugged paleomorphology, with major salients and recesses formed during the long-lasting (Ediacaran to late Early Cambrian) breakup of Rodinia. After short-lived carbonate production during the Early Cambrian, the great American carbonate bank (GACB) was firmly established in the earliest Middle Cambrian as the last rift-related event (Hawke Bay event, late Early Cambrian), and was followed by mostly passive thermal subsidence of the continental crust of Laurentia.

Middle to Upper Cambrian carbonates are well preserved in the Port au Port Group in western Newfoundland (St. Lawrence promontory). Scattered outcrops of...

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