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science paleontology vocab Test

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  1. between horizontal rock layers and rock layers that are tiltled
  2. daughter and parent product process
  3. one or more missing layers in a sequence, gap in geologic record
  4. principle that states that younger layers are on top and the older ones are on bottom, Steno's Law
  5. process in which the radioactive isotopes break down

4 True/False Questions

  1. non-conformityall rocks except sedimentary rocks are eroded


  2. faultinternal force due to stress which bends the surface


  3. relative datingdetermining whether it is older or younger than it's surroundings, no numbers


  4. disconformityan ersinal surface between horizontal layers of sedimentary rocks


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