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PREFERRED TERM
carbon-14 analysis  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • carbon dating
  • radiocarbon dating
SCOPE NOTE
  • Method to determine the age of organic geologic and archaeological specimens, aged approximately 3,000 to 50,000 years, by determining the decay of the radioactive isotope carbon-14.
URI
https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/carbon-14%20analysis
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