Anthropocene debate + The age of a mountain versus the age of the rocks

Is the anthropocene a formal unit of geologic time scale?

EXCERPT: Researchers tackle the hot topic of whether to define a new 'Anthropocene' epoch as a formal unit of the geologic time scale....

The Age of a Mountain versus the Age of (the rocks of) a Mountain: Arriving in Death Valley National Park

EXCERPT: . . . It was a good moment to draw a contrast between the age of a mountain range and the age of the rocks exposed within the mountain range. These are two different things. The rocks of the Panamint Mountains formed over a period of many hundreds of millions of years, but the mountains themselves are very young (geologically)....

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