MEA 101 Lecture 5: GEOModules 5 and 6

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Department
Marine, Earth, and Atomspheric Sciences
Course
MEA 101
Professor
Rachel Marie Atkins
Semester
Spring

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MODULE 5    ● The oldest rock is located at the bottom    Stratigraphic (relative) Dating:  Basic Principles   ● Principle of original horizontality  ○ Rock layers are distributed horizontally  ● Law of superposition:  ○ Layers on the bottom are older than the layers on the top  ● Principle of cross-cutting relationships  ○ If there is some rock that is cutting across other formations, the  formations being cut-across must have been there before the rock  ● Principle of inclusions  ○ Inclusion
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