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Because of the distortions and lies spread by fundamentalists about scientific dating there is a need for a centralized source of information on the topic.
A few examples of such lies are presented at the very bottom of this page.
See more information about "Strata" Smith and his original geologic map of England.
Information about Simon Winchester's delightful biography of Smith, The Map That Changed the World is available at Tree-Ring dating is based on the principle that the growth rings on certain species of trees reflect variations in seasonal and annual rainfall.
A short but clear explanation about radioactive isotopes commonly used for determining ages of rocks (with graphics) and putting numbers on the geologic time scale, extending it back before the occurance of abundant index fossils.