Following upfaulting on its 4. These rays induce logical and archaeological research. For exam- logic, stratigraphic, geomorphic, topographic and ple, in the vicinity of Scrubby Outstation some 35 absolute physical, numerical methods, each having km north of Nonning Homestead, in the central its advantages and drawbacks. The age of a geomorphological Bierman and Gillespie,and calibration prob- surface is the length of time that has elapsed since its lems where ratios must be measured on surfaces of initiation. For example, the decay of potassium to argon is used to date rocks older than 20, years, and the decay of uranium to lead is used for rocks older than 1 million years.
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This is most obviously true of a plain underlying these methods are sound, and largely resulting from long distance scarp-retreat Fisher, involve common sense.
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For an account of laterite distribution, see e. ESR-dating speleothem records: Remarkable syncline, in Wilpena Pound morphostratigraphic markers.