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November 26, 2014

Homework Help: Earth, Space and Science

Posted by Cassie on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 12:11pm.

8. A geologist is studying a section of sedimentary rock layers that have been newly exposed by a landslide. Based on what principle, the geologist would assume that the layers increased in age as they looked at them from top to bottom.

A. unitarianism
B. Principle of Superposition*****
C. Principle of Original Horizontality
D. Principle of Faunal Succession

I think it is B...?

9. True or False: Using the principles presented in this lesson, Geologists can make assumptions about the absolute ages of sedimentary rock layer to construct times lines of events in the geologic record found in the rocks.

A. True ******
B. False

I think it is true - but I am concerned about absolute and relative aging??

Thank you in advance

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