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Define the Principle of Uniformity.
James Hutton realized you need fire and water to make rocks...The present is the key to the past.
What was Alfred Werner's theory regarding the orgin of rocks?
Thought that all encompasing ocean made rocks. Neptune school of thought.
Are there any exceptions of differences that modify our thinking regarding the Principle of Uniformity?
Rates or Intensities could be different.
William Smith developed the Principle of...
Correlation
List three ways beds can be correlated:
Time of formation

Lithology

Fossil Content
Is it true that fossils can form by fermentation process?
No
Do all rocks have a watery origin?
No
Define the Principle of Correlation.
The relating of rocks in one area with the rocks of another area.