By Michael Oard
The writer presents a radical overview of the starting place of 1 of the Earth’s most renowned icons, Grand Canyon. bringing up considerable geomorphological proof, he attributes the canyon’s formation to occasions that happened close to the top of the Noachian Flood. He exhibits that earlier than the canyon itself might have been eroded, hundreds of thousands of ft of strata have been got rid of via sizeable sheet erosion. Then he develops the speculation that the canyon was once swiftly carved via late-Flood channelized erosion. Oard additionally cites proof which demonstrates that the evolutionists’ uniformitarian rules are very faraway from supplying passable reasons. He additionally examines some of the creationist hypotheses, together with the dam-breach speculation, and reveals all of them to be wanting.
This booklet, to be had basically as an ebook, is written to the extent of well-educated laypersons, and is seriously referenced to supply substance in case you are extra technically orientated. There are a few 134 figures unfold all through its expected 328 pages.
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C. M. Morris, The Genesis Flood, Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, MI, 1961. , Flood by Design: Receding Water Shapes the Earth’s Surface, Master Books, Green Forest, AR, 2008. , A Biblical geological model. E. (editor), Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Creationism, technical symposium sessions, pp. 581–592, Creation Science Fellowship, Pittsburgh, PA, 1994. 1. Grand Canyon—Still a Major Geological Mystery People are both humbled and exalted inside great cathedrals, both man-made and natural.
Though he will always be remembered for opening the canyon to the American public, I predict that his uniformitarian assumption regarding the canyon’s origin will be much weakened by this book. Nearly a century after his famous trip, Major Powell’s uniformitarian theory of the Colorado River’s carving the Grand Canyon was called into question from an unexpected source—a book titled The Genesis Flood. Whitcomb and Morris, the book’s authors, wondered how such energetic geological work could be accomplished by nothing more than the river.
8. Participants gathering for the start of a raft trip down the Colorado River, beginning at Lee’s Ferry, northeast of Marble Canyon. 9. 8). The height of the walls of Marble Canyon, considered the eastern end of Grand Canyon, increase rapidly downstream because the Marble Platform slopes to the northeast while the river flows southwest. 4), located near the eastern Grand Canyon. It exceeds 9,000 ft (2,745 m) above msl in elevation, just north of the North Rim. Before Grand Canyon was carved, this plateau would have sloped southward to connect with the Coconino Plateau.