Test 2 Review - Prior to the science of Geology, what was...

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Prior to the science of Geology, what was the age of the Earth considered to be? - Earth considered to be 6,000 years old prior to the science  James Hutton – an ancient slowly changing earth moving in cycles (internal heat)  Uniformitarianism: present is the key to the past, geologic processes move in slow rates  How does uni/cato—in their approach is different, cato( geologic formatives happen  fast) – uni (happen slowly) Unconformity – break in the rock Lyell influence Darwin -- Concept of evolution did not happen over night Reaction to Darwin’s…. – communists (try to engineer society)  What is relative dating – law of superposition/cross -cutting relationships  Absolute—getting a sample of rock and processing it to determine how radioactivity  works, sometimes a daughter element is created and grows with time – determine ages  of rocks now
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