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Answer . That would depend on the meaning of 'undisturbed'.
You can tell the age of the layers. The bottom layer is the oldest and the top is the youngest. When the layers are disturbed they tend to get bent and messed up a…nd you cannot tell the age
layers in the earth's crust that have been dug up. like paleontologists can not receive valid information if they found a dig that had already been dug up
When a rock is disturbed, it usually contains one of the following abnormalities:SlantingBendingFoldingCrackingMetamorphismor Nonconformities. If a rock layer contains none of… these, then geologists classify it as undisturbed.
The bottom is oldest. The top is newest. -From bottom to top is the equivalent of oldest to youngest in an undisturbed sequence.
no because that's why I asked u
The concept that the oldest layer will be at the bottom in an undisturbed sequence of sedimentary strata is called the Principle of?
This is known as a the principle of superposition.
What is the principle of within a sequence of undisturbed sedimentary rock the layers get younger going from bottom to top?
It is the Law of Superposition.
That the youngest rock is on top while the oldest is at the bottom
Which principle states that the pldest rock layer is found at the bottom in an undisturbed stack of rock layres?
The undisturbed rock layers are horizontal and in order of age from youngest nearest the surface to oldest at the bottom of the rock unit.