The Rock And Fossil Record INFO!

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Who published Theory Of The Earth?

James Hutton

What was Theory Of The Earth about?

The earth's landforms

Did James Hutton think all landforms never change?

No

Who wrote Principle Of Geology ?

Charles Lyell

Do catastrophisms never occur?

No

what may have caused the extiction of dinosaurs?

Catastrophism

Are rock layers stacked youngest at the top oldest at the bottom

yes

what happens if a geoligist is not sure of the age of a rock?

they use the geologic column

if rock layers arent horizontal what happened??

something must have disturbed it

what are the 4 features that disturb rock layers?

Fault
Intrusion
Folding
Tiliting

What are uncomformities created by??

Nondeposition

what are 2 types of uncomformitites????

discomformity
noncomformity

what are 6 types of things fossils exsist in??

Rocks
Ice
Mummification
Amber
mineral replacement
Tar

what are the other 2 ways you can find a fossil?

Trace Fossil
Molds and Casts

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