Free webcams boy rooms - Methods of dating ancient fossils

by  |  15-Sep-2019 08:27

methods of dating ancient fossils-88

See more information about "Strata" Smith and his original geologic map of England.

Information about Simon Winchester's delightful biography of Smith, The Map That Changed the World is available at Tree-Ring dating is based on the principle that the growth rings on certain species of trees reflect variations in seasonal and annual rainfall.

The most compelling argument for an age of the earth of 4.5 billion years are the large number of independent tests that have been used to confirm this date.

These tests have been performed on what are thought to be the earth's oldest surviving rocks, meteorites, and moon rocks.

For each dating or chronological method there is a link in the box at right to take you to that section of this page.

Community Discussion