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1)a. The first stated that sedimentary rocks are laid down in a horizontal manner, and
the second stated that younger rock units were deposited on top of older rock units.

b. The idea that natural geologic processes were uniform in frequency and magnitude
throughout time, an idea known as the "principle of uniformitarianism".

c. In 1815 Smith produced a geologic map of England in which he successfully demonstrated
the validity of the principle of faunal succession. This principle simply stated that
fossils are found in rocks in a very definite order. This principle led others that
followed to use fossils to define increments within a relative time scale.


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