Skip to comments.North Oregon Coast Beach Reveals Ancient Ghost Forest Again
Posted on 05/29/2007 3:32:10 AM PDT by Renfield
Arch Cape, Oregon) – The mysterious chunks of wood have shown up periodically over the last few decades, sticking out of the sand like doomed creatures trying to make their last, desperate escape from a dreadful fate beneath the rest of the world. They make momentary impressions on passersby, who have no clue to the real meaning of these muted witnesses to an age practically before Mankind. They are unintentional memorials to the grandiose forest that once stood here, now reduced to twisted, tortured shapes that scream silently from another epoch.
He says these stumps are almost 4,000 years old.
Don't see too many journalists with a YEC viewpoint. Interesting.
Sounds like one of the Cascadia events.
I saw the best trees of my generation destroyed by
madness, starving hysterical naked,
dragging themselves through the negro streets at
dawn looking for an angry fix,
angelheaded saplings burning for the ancient
heavenly connection to the starry dynamo in the
machinery of night ...
The article can’t be correct. Now that global warming has raised sea levels, exposure wouldn’t be possible.
Actually, I think the line goes more like, "Global warming WILL raise sea levels unless we (you, not I) do something about it -- NOW!"
I will be up that away this September and try to see for myself.
Roger Hart... says these stumps are almost 4,000 years old... "Curt Peterson and I published a radiocarbon on a sample taken from the Arch Cape stumps in 1998," Hart said. "The age is 3,660 with an error of 70. This means these trees died at that time, were buried in sand, and have been preserved under a cover of sand until now. From the photos it appears that the stumps are more extensively exposed now than in 1998."So now they're 3,669 years old. [rimshot!] The RC age is *not* a reference to when the trees died, but rather to the age of the ring (or rings) which were tested. The catastrophe which buried all this stuff is less than that -- perchance 3,450 years? ;')
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Noah with his SUV-like Ark and caused Globall Warming and the trees all died?...........
It was a dark and stormy night . . .
Yeah, that must have been the problem, although Noah lived a while before this. :’)
Saruman lied, trees died.
remnnants of Noah’s flood.
I have read a serious article that speculates that Noah’s Flood was due, in part, to to ancient Globull Warming.........
Ah, I miss the Oregon Coast! Bring me back a growler of Pelican Pub Riptide Red Ale!
Heh... the bursting of ice dams holding back inland glacial meltwater lakes (at least two such events have been documented) could have raised world sealevel in fairly short order, since the thaw was going on all over the place simultaneously. (’:
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