Dating in science
Even young-earth creationists would agree with this relative sequencing of events.They would argue for a much shorter absolute timescale than mainstream geologists would accept, but the relative sequence is agreed upon by all parties. Steven Austin, chairman of the Geology Department at the Institute for Creation Research, claimed (1992) that he had derived an isochron for the plateau flows, which indicates an age of about 1.3 billion years.The walls of the canyon are mostly cut into horizontal rock layers of Paleozoic age (green in Figure 1, above).There is an angular unconformity at the bottom of the Paleozoic layers.
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The ICR's Grand Canyon Dating Project does not strike a telling blow against the reliability of isochron dating.
The conditions which caused the "false isochron" in this case are fairly well-understood, and easy to avoid by proper sample selection.
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There are a number of lava flows on the plateau that the canyon is cut into (yellow in Figure 1, above).