Elsonian orogeny

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A Proterozoic phase of mountain building that occurred about 1 500–1 400 Ma ago, affecting what are now the Central and W. Nain Provinces of the Canadian Shield. It was preceded by the Hudsonian and succeeded by the Grenvillian orogenies.

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