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In this article we shall discuss how we can use the paleomagnetism in rocks to attach dates to them (paleomagnetic dating).

The reader may find it useful to go back and read the main article on paleomagnetism before continuing.

This means that the pattern of normal and reverse polarity in an assemblage of rocks can be distinctive in the same way (though for a completely different reason) that growth rings in a tree can be distinctive.

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