Relative and chronometric dating methods

History, anthropology, and archaeology are three distinct but closely related bodies of knowledge that tell man of his present by virtue of his past.

Geological framework of the Kerguelen Plateau and adjacent ocean basins, Geoscience Australia Record 2002/05. A survey of the palaeoanthropological literature reveals the controversies raging between various discoverers of australopithecine and habiline bones and their followers.It can also be readily demonstrated that preconceptions have already decided the interpretation of these bones as belonging to human ancestors, even when the contrary evidence is obvious. Structure and development of a microcontinent; Elan Bank in the southern Indian Ocean, Geochem. Effect of finite extension rate on melt generation at rifted continental margins, J. Before 1955, ages for the Earth based on uranium/thorium/lead ratios were generally about a billion years younger than the currently popular 4.5 billion years. old Earth is reviewed and deficiencies of the uranium/lead method are discussed.

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