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Paleomagnetic dating technique

Several methods for dating ancient materials have been developed.

Sometimes only one method is possible, reducing the confidence researchers have in the results. “They’re based on ‘it’s that old because I say so,’ a popular approach by some of my older colleagues,” says Shea, laughing, “though I find I like it myself as I get more gray hair.” Kidding aside, dating a find is crucial for understanding its significance and relation to other fossils or artifacts.

Second, additional lines are drawn to orient the plug in relationship to the MOL (Fig. Click here to enlarge image Oriented cores furnish geologists ...

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Chronological sequence is all that is really required.