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Inselbergs. Evidence for rapid Flood runoff.
Creation Ministries International ^ | 10-17-18 | Michael Oard

Posted on 10/17/2018 10:56:02 AM PDT by fishtank

Inselbergs. Evidence for rapid Flood runoff.

by Michael Oard

As the world’s continents were uplifted from the waters of the global Flood, they were greatly eroded. During this massive erosion, the rocks that weren’t pulverized were transported hundreds of kilometres toward the oceans. The enormous power of the receding water, relentlessly shaving off the surfaces it flowed over, left behind large flat areas known as planation surfaces, along with coastal Great Escarpments, large natural bridges, and freestanding arches. Scientists studying conventional geomorphology find all these features puzzling because they ignore the Flood and rely only on slow erosion over millions of years, which does not work.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: creation; flood

Figure 1. Uluru (Ayers Rock), central Australia

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1 posted on 10/17/2018 10:56:02 AM PDT by fishtank
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2 posted on 10/17/2018 10:57:09 AM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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Hmmm...... global flood?


3 posted on 10/17/2018 10:58:07 AM PDT by bert ((KE. N.P. N.C. +12) Muller..... conspiracy to over throw the government)
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Scientists studying conventional geomorphology find all these features puzzling

Actually, they don't. But nice strawman anyway.

4 posted on 10/17/2018 10:58:36 AM PDT by dirtboy
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5 posted on 10/17/2018 10:58:40 AM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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From the article:

“Despite several hypotheses, the origin and supposed long survival of inselbergs is a mystery for the secular interpretation. Geomorphologists Twidale and Bourne state: “That an inselberg could survive for so long as is suggested here calls for considerable mental adjustment.”16 They later said that all hypotheses which attempt to explain the exposure of landforms for tens of millions of years fall short of solving the age problem:

“Various mechanisms and factors have been suggested in explanation of such very old palaeoforms (unequal activity, reinforcement mechanisms, stability of rocks when dry) … but they alleviate rather than resolve the difficulty.”17”


6 posted on 10/17/2018 10:59:57 AM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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They once found them puzzling, and then through scientific inquiry, theory, testing and refinement, they explained them without resorting to magic.


7 posted on 10/17/2018 11:01:31 AM PDT by babble-on
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To: fishtank

It’s a rock that is more resistant to erosion than its surroundings. Nothing more complicated than that.


8 posted on 10/17/2018 11:01:34 AM PDT by dirtboy
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Good article, thanks for posting.


9 posted on 10/17/2018 11:05:31 AM PDT by winslow
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uluru

The remarkable feature of Uluru is its homogeneity and lack of jointing and parting at bedding surfaces, leading to the lack of development of scree slopes and soil. These characteristics led to its survival, while the surrounding rocks were eroded.[10]


10 posted on 10/17/2018 11:05:35 AM PDT by dirtboy
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uluru

The remarkable feature of Uluru is its homogeneity and lack of jointing and parting at bedding surfaces, leading to the lack of development of scree slopes and soil. These characteristics led to its survival, while the surrounding rocks were eroded.[10]


11 posted on 10/17/2018 11:05:36 AM PDT by dirtboy
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Man, the arguments made in the article are scientifically wrong in so many ways. So MANY ways. It is like a child just tried to use his common sense in the absence of science.

I will take just one example.

They say the inselbergs can’t possibly be millions of years old, citing the fact they are eroding rapidly today. They make the erroneous assumption that the inselbergs were very nearly the size and shape when formed as they are today, and therefore could not have been eroding long.

They discount the scientific possibility that the current inselbergs are the result of million’s of years of erosion at current rates. It is very possible they were much wider when initially formed and have eroded over the millions of years since.

This is just one fallacy. Just like the simplistic assumption on their part. The article is riddled with such. It reads like a bad high school essay. Or rather a good essay for high school, but bad for a true scientific scholar.


12 posted on 10/17/2018 1:25:41 PM PDT by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (I hate modern life)
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To: bert

Google Younger Dryas Comet Impact.

Possible theory that an impact of a comet or fragments blew up a glacial sheet above Laurentian shield in Canada, Great Lakes, northern europe causing a huge (HUGE) melt and global, historic change.
Amazing thing is that there were people living there at the time. (were)

South of some line everyone who survived remembered. No more Mastadons, Clovis, etc.

Arguments on actual cause and consequences are the norm but the melt and drastic cool down are in the geological record.


13 posted on 10/17/2018 4:25:16 PM PDT by epluribus_2 (he had the best mom - ever.)
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I’m gonna tell you one thing kid...Immanuel Velilkovsky.


14 posted on 10/17/2018 7:42:13 PM PDT by Yollopoliuhqui
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I’m almost 60.

How old are you?


15 posted on 10/17/2018 8:03:01 PM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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I can hear the didjeridus.


16 posted on 10/17/2018 8:18:36 PM PDT by Rebelbase (..)
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To: fishtank

I have the mind of a 12 year old trapped in a 75 year old body


17 posted on 10/18/2018 7:53:51 PM PDT by Yollopoliuhqui
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