absolute dating and relative dating
absolute dating and relative datingRelative dating — Before the advent of absolute dating in the 20th century, archaeologists and geologists were largely limited to the use of relative dating. absolute dating is based on calculations of the age of rock strata based on half lives of minerals, relative dating is based on the assumed age of fossils found in. Relative dating is the science of determining the relative order of past events without necessarily determining their absolute age (i.e. estimated age). In geology. Absolute dating is the process of determining an age on a specified chronology in archaeology and geology. Absolute dating provides a numerical age or range in contrast with relative dating which places events in order without any measure of the age between events.
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