SCI 245 Week 2 CheckPoint Fossils and the Geologic Column
CheckPoint: Fossils and the Geologic Column Review Figure 3.6 on p. 68 of the text. How do fossils help in determining the relative age of strata? Are the three different localities around the same relative age? Explain your response. Refer to the USGS Web site: http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/geotime/fossils.html. What periods are the fossils from in Figure 3.6? What does this say about the area in Figure 3.6?