These processes result in All of these processes confuse the stratigraphic record.
In many cases, however, it is possible to reconstruct the original sequence of strata so that they can be used for relative dating.
We will never know whether he was really the perpetrator, but he is now the leading candidate.
The owner of this kit was Martin Hinton, curator of zoology at the time of the hoax.
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It had been cleverly carved to fit the skull and stained to look ancient.
In addition, the associated bones from extinct animals had much older fluorine and nitrogen ratios than either the jaw or the human skull.