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The Geologic Time Scale

The geologic time scale is used by geologists and paleontologists to help relate stratigraphy to time. It is broken up into eons, eras, and periods, which are based on important events in earth’s history, indicated by changes in the rock layers, called strata. 126 more words



Yuka Nurtanti Cahyaningtyas

Abstract. A number of archaeological research had been carried out in the district administrative of Pulang Pisau during 1986-1998. The results showed there were ancient settlements existed during the 14th-15th century in the region. 86 more words


Wrapping Up Site

It’s been a rather long saga but it looks like our sites are finally wrapping up. There’s still more treasures in the ground, I’m sure of it, but that’s all we’re going to get to excavate of it. 268 more words

Sock Monkey

Alternate Histories: The Stratigraphic Story

I’ve been reading Lee Billings’s book Five Billion Years of Solitude because I want to write about space (as fact and dream) and planetary history, and I just read the part about stratigraphy and deep time. 235 more words

Alternate History


by Elizabeth S. Paynter CART Lab Director

Discovering the nature of a site is an investigative hunt. Archaeologists search for pieces of the enormous puzzle of past human activity. 660 more words


Old earth geology unable to interpret the data correctly

Enlightenment geology quickly developed as a pioneering science . Its vast prehistory ‘disproved’ Genesis, and widespread doubt about the Bible was confirmed by Darwin’s theory […]

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Exploring Capitol Rock, MT

Several weeks ago, I took a road trip with some friends across the northern part of South Dakota as part of a ham radio adventure. When we reached northwestern South Dakota, we were having so much fun that we decided to continue into just across the border into Montana. 1,161 more words