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Which describes the difference between the law of inclusion and the law of crosscutting in relative dating of rocks and fossils?(1 point)

A. Intruding objects are older in the law of inclusion.

B. Bottom layers of rock are older only in the law of crosscutting.

C. Bottom layers of rock are younger only in the law of crosscutting.

D. Intruding objects are younger in the law of inclusion.

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  1. From Internet:

    The Law of Superposition states that younger strata lie on top of older strata. The Principle of Cross-Cutting Relationships states that intrusions and faults that cut across rock are necessarily younger than that rock. Inclusions, or foreign bodies, found inside rock are necessarily older than that rock.

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  2. The answer is D. Intruding objects are older in the law of inclusion.

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