Saturday, April 14, 2007

Recent Rapid Uplift of Today's Mountains - an article by John Baumgardner

Quotes and comments;
- people have been told so often that 'mountains are obviously very, very old...' that they just accept the idea without thinking. But are mountains really old? It's clear that you can't tell just by looking at them.

1. "An ongoing enigma for the standard geological community is why all the high mountain ranges of the world—including the Himalayas, the Alps, the Andes, and the Rockies—experienced most of the uplift to their present elevations in what amounts to a blink of the eye, relative to the standard geological time scale. In terms of this time scale, these mountain ranges have all undergone several kilometers of vertical uplift since the beginning of the Pliocene about five million years ago."
- even if you accept current e. dating methods this 'result' clearly demolishes the idea of Uniformitarianism.
- you wonder how many times the 'theory' will have to be refuted (by the evidence) before evolutionists abandon it.



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