Definition relative dating techniques
This was done 100 years before absolute dating methods were available.
To evaluate the exact age, both the chemical and physical properties of the object are looked keenly.
The main techniques used in absolute dating are carbon dating, annual cycle method, trapped electron method, and the atomic clocks.
Relative Dating and Absolute Dating are two types of such techniques which are under practice to determine the age of the fossils, objects or civilizations.
The relative dating is the technique in the Geology through which the age is determined with relation to the other objects.
This technique does not give specific ages to items.