Skip to comments.'Noah's Ark' discovery on Turkish mountain
Posted on 04/26/2010 9:01:21 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
A group of Chinese and Turkish evangelical explorers said Monday they believe they may have found Noah's Ark -- 4000m up a mountain in Turkey.
The team say they recovered wooden specimens from a structure on Mount Ararat in eastern Turkey that carbon dating proved was 4800 years old, around the same time the ark is said to have been afloat.
"It's not 100 percent that it is Noah's Ark but we think it is 99.9 percent that this is it," Yeung Wing-cheung, a Hong Kong documentary filmmaker and member of the 15-strong team from Noah's Ark Ministries International told AFP.
The structure had several compartments, some with wooden beams, which were believed to house animals, he said.
The group of evangelical archaeologists ruled out an established human settlement on the grounds that one had never been found above 3500 metres in the vicinity, Yeung said.
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There is also much snow and ice on mountain tops, that might factor into melting also? I think I'll let the young folks worry my brain is already tired from thinking. but its 4:30am where I am at...should go to bed and dream of greenland staying ice bound....:O)
There was NO Mt. Everest before the flood! The Earth's topography, as we see it today, is the result of the gigantic forces unleashed at the time of the flood. All the mountains, volcanoes, tectonic plate activity, even rain are the results of the flood. Yes, I said rain. Read your Bible, there was no rain before the flood. The Earth was watered by a mist coming up out of the ground (Genesis 2:5&6).
For those interested in the where all the water came from and where it went, see Creationscience.com Here you will find most of the answers to questions about what happened at Noah's flood & why there are flash frozen Mammoths with grass still in their mouths found in Siberia. Notice, I didn't say woolly mammoth because they weren't woolly. Siberia had a temperate climate before the flood.
Ever heard of the hydroplate theory? Prior to the flood the earth was semi-arid with average 70 degree temps everywhere (including the poles) and mountain ranges no more than 1 mile high. Incidentally if you were to lower the sea-levels worldwide less than 100 feet all of the continents would be connected by land-bridges.
See creationscience.com written by a former evolutionary scientist Dr. Walt Brown Ph.D.
See my prior post or better yet my links page for more information on Dr Walt Brown’s Hydroplate Theory.
It makes the most sense out of all of our geologic history - even the finding of marine fossils on the highest mountaintops.
Your getting warmer. Try a global flood followed by hundreds maybe even thousands of local floods. One is going on right now with Niagra Falls. Creationscience.com
He sent a raven (perching bird) that went to and fro til the earth was dry. He sent a dove (ground bird) and she found no where to land, so she came back. He sent her again, she had found an olive branch. He sent her again, and she did not need to come back.
No, I haven't, but your description of it sounds interesting.
Ever heard of the "expanding earth" theory? According to its author, Earth actually started out as a smaller body than it is today, and has been undergoing expansion for billions of years.
On his site there's an animated short that shows his theory in action. In the video, the earth is shown slowly shrinking in size. As it does so, you see the continents and land masses begin to come together like matching puzzle pieces, until at some point, every open area has closed and the whole planet is a smooth, unbroken plain.
It's very convincing, and so is his detailed study of it. Well worth a look:
Because He promised not to do it that way again. The rainbow is a symbol of that promise (since co-opted by the queers).
That was before GPS, and they lost it again.
Ages in Chaos connection?
Thanks! I had not heard this song before.
I don’t know about Europe. However, I agree with you about the Columbia - though I think that the lake which broke out through the Columbia Gorge was formed in a more recent era when the waters receeded after the flood and the mountains rose up. I think that a substantial amount of water became trapped in a massive lake between the Cascade Mountains and the continental divide. At some point a massive earthquake or other such activity must have started a breach at the gorge which uncorked the bottle. I think that the Grand Canyon was formed in a similar manner. At Mount Saint Helens in Washington state a miniture Grand Canyon was formed in the 1980’s when a lake which became trapped in the volcanic cone after the eruption later broke loose with an accompaning mudflow and cut a very complex canyon through layers that had been laid down in the previous eruption.
Interesting post, thanx. Now pictures and a video have been released as well.
As you can tell from the comments on this thread and others, a discovery of this magnitude (if proven to be real and not a hoax) will not change people’s minds. The mockers will continue to mock and ridicule just as Peter said they would (2 Peter 3:3-8).
For those who already believe, their faith will be strengthened.
From the article: “Local Turkish officials will ask the central government in Ankara to apply for UNESCO World Heritage status so the site can be protected while a major archaeological dig is conducted, Yeung added.”
I’m happy to wait and see!
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