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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2001
Geological Magazine (2001) 138 (3): 325-344.
... to the north and south of South Harris, which is marked by the NW–SE-trending South Harris Shear Zone of Palaeoproterozoic to Grenville age ( Cliff & Rex, 1989 ; C. A. Butler, unpub. Ph.D. thesis, Univ. Durham, 1995). The islands of Lewis, Harris and Scalpay comprise the Northern Zone, where the fault...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2002
Geological Magazine (2002) 139 (6): 609-619.
... thrust vein from the island of Grimsay (Fig. 1b ) to c . 430 Ma, we cannot discount the possibility that some of the pseudotachylyte is older and perhaps related to the Proterozoic-age ( c. 1000 Ma) extension event observed offshore ( Stein, 1992 ; Imber et al. 2001 ). Osinski, Alsop & Oliver...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2002
Scottish Journal of Geology (2002) 38 (1): 5-13.
... and the North Atlantic region are summarized in Figure 5 along with dune building phases recognized in the southern islands of the Outer Hebrides and the dune stability/instability phases determined from the Opinan and Redpoint North dune systems. Holocene RSL changes have been documented by Shennan et...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2009
Journal of the Geological Society (2009) 166 (6): 1049-1059.
... . 2001 ). The only relevant piece of isotopic data is a 40 Ar/ 39 Ar IRLAMP spot-dating age of c . 430 Ma obtained from a pseudotachylite on the island of Grimsay, not far from the trace of the fault zone ( Kelley et al . 1994 a ). Sample SCS/BA/6a is from Barra, from a locality...
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