Tutorials

There are a selection of geology tutorials from introductory to advanced levels covering a range of topics which together form a free online textbook.

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Geological Time

How do we know the age of the Earth? How do we know the age of rocks we find? There are two main ways to date rocks - absolute dating and relative dating. After the rocks have a date assigned to it, they can be put in some sort of order, and the relative dates worked out. This is the geological timescale.

The Ageing Earth

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