Flashcards - Praxis Middle School Science: Historical Geology

Flashcards - Praxis Middle School Science: Historical Geology
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Charles Lyell
Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Baronet, FRS was a British lawyer and the foremost geologist of his day
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epoch
In the fields of chronology and periodization, an epoch is an instant in time chosen as the origin of a particular era
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eras
An era is a span of time marked by character, events, changes on earth, etc
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eras
An era is a span of time marked by character, events, changes on earth, etc
epoch
In the fields of chronology and periodization, an epoch is an instant in time chosen as the origin of a particular era
Charles Lyell
Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Baronet, FRS was a British lawyer and the foremost geologist of his day
gradualism
Gradualism, from Latin gradus , is a hypothesis, a theory or a tenet assuming that change comes about gradually or that variation is gradual in nature
numerical dating
Absolute dating is the process of determining an age on a specified chronology in archaeology and geology
fossil preservation
Fossils are the preserved remains or traces of animals, plants, and other organisms from the remote past

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