dendrochronology

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Dendrochronology provides archaeologists with valuable information.

dendro­chronology

/ dɛndrokrəˈnɒlədʒi / noun

a way of finding the age of things by examining the growth rings in wood:
Dendrochronology has given a date for the foundations of 1400–1450.

The adjective is dendrochronological:
Dendrochronological dating of these burial sites has not been straightforward.

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