It has a magnetic north and south pole and its magnetic field is everywhere Figure 6a. The Beyond. This method uses the orientation of the Earth's magnetic field, which has changed through time, to determine ages for fossils and rocks. These methods are applicable to materials that are up to aboutyears old. Using the principle of faunal succession, if an unidentified fossil is found in the same rock layer as an index fossil, the two species must have existed during the same period of time Figure 4.
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