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Unconformities relative dating fossils


We think you have liked this presentation. If you wish to download it, please recommend it to your friends in any social system. Share buttons are a little bit lower. Published by Esther Stewart Modified over 3 years ago. Sedimentary layers are originally deposited as horizontal sheets. Folded or tilted beds Unconformities relative dating fossils something happened to them later.

Sedimentary layers at the bottom of a sequence are OLDER than the ones on top If older beds are on top, then the sequence has been turned upside down.

Deposition of sediment on top. B C D A Uplift.

Geologists use several principles to...

Layers with the same fossils are the same age. Fossils and the Rock Cycle. Relative Dating and Sequencing Relative vs.

When the age of rock is compared to the ages of other rocks or events in geological time. Can determine which layers are older than others. My presentations Profile Feedback Log out.

Relative dating is used to...

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