Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Relative Dating

Determination of the age, in subjective terms, of two or more events or specimens relative to each other, on the basis of stratigraphy or relative proportions of chemicals (such as F-U-N), in contrast to absolute dating.

See the hierarchy R.1, R.2, R.3, and R.4.

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