Geochronology



[jee-oh-kruh-nol-uh-jee] /ˌdʒi oʊ krəˈnɒl ə dʒi/

noun
1.
the of the earth, as based on both absolute and relative methods of age determination.
/ˌdʒiːəʊkrəˈnɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of geology concerned with ordering and dating of events in the earth’s history, including the origin of the earth itself
n.

1893, from geo- + chronology.

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