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Even with these weird––and challenging from an old-earth perspective––results, radiocarbon (or, carbon-14) dating remains one of the best tools for determining the ages of things that lived from 500 to 50,000 years ago. Carbon-14 (C) is a naturally occurring radioisotope of carbon and is found in trace amounts on Earth.

It is produced in Earth’s atmosphere as cosmic rays hit nitrogen molecules and is then absorbed from the air by plants, which then pass it on to animals in the food chain.

The obtained dates fit the SH1-2 bomb curve within less than 15 years range, showing that certain species from the Thaumastus and Megalobulimus genera are reliable representatives of the atmospheric carbon isotopic ratio and can, therefore, be used to date archaeological sites in South America.

The archaeological remains usually recovered in such sites are charcoal fragments (scattered or associated with hearths), human bones, lithic tools (e.g.

scrapers, mortar and pestles), stone arrow points and a great amount of food remains such as animal bones, mollusk shells (both marine and terrestrial) and fish otoliths.

A high number of "seashells" found on east coast beaches are from mollusks that lived in the marsh on the back side of the island.

The presence of these shells on ocean beaches provides evidence of island migration - the island has moved landward over the marsh until what was once the marsh is now the ocean shore.

The obtained dates fit the SH1-2 bomb curve within less than 15 years range, showing that certain species from the Thaumastus and Megalobulimus genera are reliable representatives of the atmospheric carbon isotopic ratio and can, therefore, be used to date archaeological sites in South America.

The archaeological remains usually recovered in such sites are charcoal fragments (scattered or associated with hearths), human bones, lithic tools (e.g.

scrapers, mortar and pestles), stone arrow points and a great amount of food remains such as animal bones, mollusk shells (both marine and terrestrial) and fish otoliths.

A high number of "seashells" found on east coast beaches are from mollusks that lived in the marsh on the back side of the island.

The presence of these shells on ocean beaches provides evidence of island migration - the island has moved landward over the marsh until what was once the marsh is now the ocean shore.

This radioactive form of carbon reacts with oxygen to form carbon dioxide, a gas in our atmosphere. Animals eat plants, and some animals eat other animals, so a very small part of living bodies is made of radioactive C-14.