|Geologic Time and the Fossil Record (title provided or enhanced by cataloger)|
This interactive site demonstrates how fossil evidence and the principle of superposition are used to determine the age of rock layers and fossils. It contains several examples of index fossils and how they are used to date events. Geologic changes including continental drift are also related to fossil evidence.
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-004-831
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