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Relative Dating

Geologic Evolution

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Determining the age of a rock layer in relation to the other rock layers around it. Relative Dating
The principle that states that younger rocks are above older rocks is? Law of Superposition
A section of rock layers that scientist study whereby the older rocks are on the bottom and the younger rocks are on the top. Geologic Column
A gap in a rock layer (missing rock layer). Unconformity
When internal forces deep within the Earth cause rock layers to slant. Tilting
When internal forces deep within the Earth causes rock layers to bend and buckle. Folding
When magma from deep within the Earth squeezes through rock layers. Intrusion
A break or crack in a rock layer. Fault
The process in which rocks break down into smaller pieces. Weathering
When rocks are transported to a new location. Erosion
This kind of rock forms from heat and pressure. Metamorphic Rock
The first stage in which a rock becomes a sedimentary rock is? Weathering and Erosion
Any rock material that is melted by magma will eventually cool and solidify to become a (an)? Igneous Rock
When rocks are dropped and laid down. Deposition
Created by: tiffany.green74