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Factors That Affect C14 "dating":

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Posted by Kenny Thornton on July 24, 2002 04:16:44 UTC

These are some other factors that also affect C14 "dating":

Amount of cosmic rays penetrating the earth's atmosphere affects the amount of C14 produced.

The strength of the earth's magnetic field affects the amount of cosmic rays penetrating the earth's atmosphere. (Magnetic field decreasing, leading to things appearing older than actual)

Genesis flood burying carbon, which turns into coal, oil, etc... (The C14/C12 level increases after the flood, so the ratio in plants, animals, the atmosphere before the flood had to be lower than what it is now)

Volcanoes emit much CO2 depleted in C14 (this makes things look older than actual)

ect... (I may continue later)

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