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How do we know what the ratio was before then, though, say thousands of years ago?

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Buried adzes of unknown age cannot be as reliable for evidence as modern radiocarbon dating. Taylor (June 21), professional historians regard radiocarbon dating as more reliable than oral history if there is any conflict between them.

The New Oxford History of New Zealand (2009) has 23 co-authors.

(He uses figures published in the year 2000.)If recent radiocarbon dating is taken as the most reliable evidence available, then adzes that Julius von Haast in 1871 claimed to be over 1000 years old, may have been less than 400 years old.

Fjordland gets earthquakes and the heaviest rainfall in New Zealand so it would be easy for an adze left in the bush for 400 years to end up beneath 6 metres of soil.

In reply to Roger Bailey (June 14), radiocarbon dating provides the most solid evidence that Maori were the first settlers in New Zealand. They radiocarbon dated historical sites throughout Polynesia.

from Landcare Research, published a scientific paper with radiocarbon evidence in 2011.

In other words, the further you go back, the more you have to shrink the radiocarbon dates to make them fit the facts.

Remember that this correction is based on measurable scientific data, not on any creationist preconceptions.

They include Professors and Associate Professors of History from five New Zealand universities.

Carbon-14 dating—explained in everyday terms by Dr Carl Wieland An attempt to explain this very important method of dating and the way in which, when fully understood, it supports a ‘short’ timescale.

was entering the system some 12-20% faster than it was leaving.

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