“Ice-free Arctic” wrong conclusion based on flawed geological history

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An alarming headline on Science News reads, “Ice-Free Arctic May Be in Our Future, International Researchers Say“. This report provides a classic example of how researchers’ flawed understanding of earth’s geological history leads them to to seriously wrong conclusions. Their … Continued

Google earth reveals ancient flow channels through mountains on Cape Peninsula south of Cape Town, South Africa

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Here are some Google-Earth images of the Cape Town area, prompted by reading an article on Yahoo! News entitled African Mountain Range Could be World’s Strongest. The researchers calculated erosion rates for the mountains based on measuring radioactive isotopes of … Continued

Perth geological section, breakup of Gondwana, and the draining of Noah’s Flood

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The Bible tells us that the whole world was covered by water at the time of Noah’s Flood. It took five months for the waters to rise and cover “all the high hills under the whole heaven” (Genesis 7:19), and … Continued

Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve has stunning view of Glass House Mountains

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At the Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve near Maleny, Queensland, the spectacular Glass House Mountains draw your gaze like a magnet. Photographs do not do them justice. You could spend hours soaking in the view as the clouds and shadows continually … Continued

Geological guide for Phillip Island, Australia

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I’ve been working on a geological guidebook for Phillip Island, Victoria’s holiday destination just a couple of hours from Melbourne. This excursion guide describes 19 sites on Phillip Island and the nearby mainland. It explains the geological features, describes the … Continued

Don Prothero’s two-gallon simulation of Noah’s Flood for the BBC Road Trip

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Don Prothero, selected as the ‘geological expert’ for Andrew Maxwell’s BBC Conspiracy Road Trip, played a little trick on the creationist team with a two-gallon ‘simulation’ of Noah’s Flood (beginning at about 8:44 on the video). He says on his … Continued

Professor Don Prothero on the BBC Conspiracy Road Trip confuses evidence with imagination

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The BBC Conspiracy Road Trip hosted by comedian Andrew Maxwell took five creationists to Grand Canyon as part of his examination of creationism. Maxwell had teed up geology Professor Don Prothero to meet the team, as the “expert” who had … Continued