In age dating geologists use A Cross cutting relationships for absolute ages

In age dating geologists use a cross cutting

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9. In age dating, geologists use:
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A) Cross-cutting relationships for absolute ages, and uniformitarianism for relative ages. B) Radiometric techniques for relative dating of events that happened in the last 100,000 years, and layer-counting for relative dating of events that happened billions of years ago. C) Radiometric techniques and layer-counting for relative dating of events that happened in the last 100,000 years, and numbers printed on the bottom of Pepsi bottle caps for relative dating of much older events. D) Radiometric techniques for absolute dating of events that happened in the last 100,000 years, and other radiometric techniques and layer-counting for absolute dating of much older events. E) Radiometric techniques and layer-counting for absolute dating of events that happened in the last 100,000 years, and other radiometric techniques for absolute dating of much older events. Feedback: If you want an absolute date (number of years) rather than older/younger, you can count layers for young things, or use radiometric techniques for young things or for old ones. Table for Individual Question Feedback Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s):E 10.
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What is indicated by the yellow lines in the image above, which separate flat-lying sedimentary rocks, on top, from slanting sedimentary rocks beneath? Table for Individual Question Feedback
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Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct 11. In the photograph above, a portion of cliff about 30 feet high is shown. From what location in the Grand Canyon did Dr. Alley take this image?
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