Figure 4 from Macdonald et al. (image) Geological Society of America Caption This is a simplified model for the tectonic evolution of the Taconic orogeny and closure of the Iapetus Ocean. Horizontal distances are not to scale. Click on the figure for a larger image. See related article by F.A. Macdonald et al., http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G35659.1. Credit F.A. Macdonald et al., Geology, 24 Apr. 2014 Usage Restrictions Credit to authors and Geology. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.