Geologist uses radiometric dating
Researchers were attracted to the area after it was discovered that a large collection of beach sand is present on Stewart Island 220 meters (721 feet) above sea level at Hellfire Hut and 150 meters (492 feet) above sea level at Mason Bay.
The climate change is correlated with the extinction of Pleistocene megafauna.
The age of the Earth is approximately 4.54 billion years old.
The natural structures observed on our planet allow geologists, archeologists, and historians to understand environmental events and their impact on humans.
Geology comprises the study of the solid Earth and the process by which it evolves.
Geologists help provide primary evidence for plate tectonics and the history of life on Earth.