A Grand Origin for Grand Canyon by Michael Oard

By Michael Oard

The writer presents an intensive overview of the foundation of 1 of the Earth’s most renowned icons, Grand Canyon. bringing up abundant geomorphological facts, he attributes the canyon’s formation to occasions that happened close to the tip of the Noachian Flood. He indicates that sooner than the canyon itself might have been eroded, hundreds of thousands of toes of strata have been got rid of through enormous sheet erosion. Then he develops the speculation that the canyon used to be quickly carved by way of late-Flood channelized erosion. Oard additionally cites proof which demonstrates that the evolutionists’ uniformitarian rules are very faraway from delivering passable causes. He additionally examines a number of the creationist hypotheses, together with the dam-breach speculation, and reveals all of them to be wanting.

This e-book, to be had merely as an publication, is written to the extent of well-educated laypersons, and is seriously referenced to supply substance in the event you are extra technically orientated. There are a few 134 figures unfold all through its anticipated 328 pages.

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This is called a paradigm, a worldview, or a supermodel, and it will color how one views the scientific observations and clues. There are two basic worldviews having to do with origins: the naturalistic worldview whose adherents believe in uniformitarianism and evolution, and the biblical worldview whose supporters believe in Creation and the Flood. 6). The worldview of naturalism has dominated the culture and has garnered practically all available research funds to study the origin of Grand Canyon, but they still do not have a viable explanation.

Mogollon Rim in the background, running east northeast across the Verde Valley from the Black Hills, west of the old mining town of Jerome, northeast of Prescott. The San Francisco Mountains are the snow-capped mountains just left of center. One of the geological puzzles of the Colorado Plateau is that the plateau is relatively undeformed. The strata are nearly horizontal with gentle folds, while being surrounded by very deformed geological provinces. 17,18,19,20 Steeply inclined beds are limited to a few great monoclines that border several uplifts.

5). 6). Small faults are present throughout the region. 5. East Kaibab Monocline as viewed southwest from highway Alt89, MP 562. The sedimentary rock bends down toward the east. 6. Illustration of a monocline in which the beds bend downward. Monoclines are often cored by faults in the subsurface (drawn by Peter Klevberg). The elevations of the small plateaus range from about 5,000 to 9,000 ft (1,524 to 2,743 m) above mean sea level (msl). Volcanism has spread late Cenozoic lavas over the plateau surfaces in some areas, especially south of Grand Canyon.

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