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Q: The law that states rock layers closest to the surface are the newest or youngest rock is _____. law of original horizontality law of superposition law of original lateral continuity law of
gravity and oppositional force law of cross-cutting relationships
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User: The law that states rock layers closest to the surface are the newest or youngest rock is _____. law of original horizontality law of superposition law of original lateral continuity law of gravity and oppositional force law of cross-cutting relationships

Weegy: Law of superposition
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User: A geologist is studying layers of rock. He finds a fossil with an imprint of a shelled animal. According to the law of faunal and floral succession, what new type of fossil would he most likely find next, in the layer of rock above it? a fossil of an amphibian a fossil of a reptile a fossil of a fish a fossil of a human

Weegy: your answer is fossil of fishes
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User: Select all the answers that apply. Biological evidence of the age of the earth includes _____. radioactive dating of rocks fossil evidence comparative anatomy molecular clocks gradual processes of rock formation

Weegy: They use radiometric dating.
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User: Absolute dating tells you _____. when an event occurred in years the relative age of different rock layers if one species of animal evolved before another the sequence of a series of events

Weegy: the answer is relative age of different rock layers
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User: Not only does sediment spread horizontality and from youngest (top) to oldest (bottom), it also continues to spread flat in all directions until it either runs out of material—pinches off—or hits a barrier. This is known as the _____. law of original horizontality law of superposition law of original lateral continuity law of gravity and oppositional force law of cross-cutting relationships Question #8MultipleSelect Score: Select all answers that apply. Which of the following statements depend on the relative dating of events? Amphibians evolved before land reptiles.Bony fish first evolved about 420 million years ago.The Jurassic period began 200 million years ago.Elephants appear in the fossil record after dinosaurs became extinct Question #9MultipleChoice Score: Geologists determine the absolute age of rocks using _____. molecular clocksradiometric datingrelative datingthe order of rock layers Question #10MultipleChoice Score: According to scientific evidence, the age of the earth is about _____. 3.5 billion years old4.6 billion years old7.2 billion years old2.3 billion years old Question #11TextMultipleChoice Score: In stratigraphymeteorologypaleontologyuniformitarianism you study rock strata, and in paleontologymeteorologyuniformitarianismstratigraphy you study fossils. Question #12TrueFalse Score: Stratigraphy is a method to determine the relative age of rock strata. TrueFalse Question #13TrueFalse Score: Scientific evidence suggests all geologic processes have been the same throughout Earth's history. TrueFalse Question #14MultipleChoice Score: The theory that Earth's rocks formed in a global flood followed by uplifting of some rock over a short period is called _____. uniformitarianismgradualismcatastrophismvolcanism Question #15MultipleSelect Score: Select all of the answers that apply. Four laws or principles are involved with the study of stratigraphy. They are _____. law of original horizontalitylaw of superpositionlaw of original lateral continuitylaw of gravity and oppositional forcelaw of cross-cutting relationships



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