Creationists have shown that the biblical kind is usually larger than the ‘species’ and in many cases even larger than the ’genus’—see my article Ligers and wholphins? Taking this into account would bring the age of the oldest living Bristlecone Pine into the post-Flood era.Claimed older tree ring chronologies depend on the cross-matching of tree ring patterns of pieces of dead wood found near living trees.
Durango, CO: Four Corners Geological Society, 53-61.
Barrovian Facies Series The Dalradian and Moinian Series of Scotland The classic example of a regionally metamorphosed area is the Dalradian series of Scotland.
The Dalradian Series occurs in a zone 50 to 80 km wide, north of the Highland Boundary Fault.
Clocks may be used to estimate how long a process has been taking place.
All clocks (including radiometric ones) require the use of at least three assumptions.