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Here are links to several pages of collected Relative Dating gigapixel panoramas. Each page below contains 10 images at the outcrop or hand sample scale, illustrating principles such as superposition, cross-cutting relationships, original horizontality, etc.

We envision instructors using these images to challenge their students in synchronous activities or asynchronous assignments, individually or in groups, to identify the relevant rock types and structures, and attempt to interpret the basic geologic history of each outcrop or sample.

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