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(Science Daily)   Scientists say Grand Canyon is as old as the dinosaurs. But of course it is: Fred Flinstone once tripped over it   (sciencedaily.com) divider line 23
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2012-11-30 11:58:54 AM
Very cool. Thanks, subby.
 
2012-11-30 12:36:26 PM
In other words, it's 6000 years old.
 
2012-11-30 12:39:37 PM
Of course it is. Don't you know the Great Flood that killed off the dinosaurs also carved the Grand Canyon. History 101.
 
2012-11-30 12:40:06 PM
FTA:
"the iconic canyon was likely carved in large part by an ancestral waterway of the Colorado River that was flowing in the opposite direction"

You learn something new every day.
 
2012-11-30 12:46:28 PM

cgraves67: FTA:
"the iconic canyon was likely carved in large part by an ancestral waterway of the Colorado River that was flowing in the opposite direction"

You learn something new every day.


How about the part where the original "floor" was significantly above the current rim? Whoa!
 
2012-11-30 12:48:39 PM

cgraves67: FTA:
"the iconic canyon was likely carved in large part by an ancestral waterway of the Colorado River that was flowing in the opposite direction"

You learn something new every day.


There's a link about that on the right of the same page. Of course it's disputed. Another geologist pointed at there is lack of certain type of sediment youd expect from erosion going the opposite way.
 
2012-11-30 01:04:18 PM

Albinoman: cgraves67: FTA:
"the iconic canyon was likely carved in large part by an ancestral waterway of the Colorado River that was flowing in the opposite direction"

You learn something new every day.

There's a link about that on the right of the same page. Of course it's disputed. Another geologist pointed at there is lack of certain type of sediment youd expect from erosion going the opposite way.


What's important here is that the old crevice goes both ways.
 
2012-11-30 01:17:11 PM
The Grand Canyon is like subby's mom: Old as the hills, but still a good crack.
 
2012-11-30 01:19:36 PM

Diagonal: cgraves67: FTA:
"the iconic canyon was likely carved in large part by an ancestral waterway of the Colorado River that was flowing in the opposite direction"

You learn something new every day.

How about the part where the original "floor" was significantly above the current rim? Whoa!


Yes what people don't understand is that the grand canyon was actually the location of a giant volcano base/ship. When they finally got the volcano to liftoff into outer space, it left behind the canyon, as the volcano was "rooted" into the ground.
 
2012-11-30 01:26:48 PM

cgraves67: FTA:
"the iconic canyon was likely carved in large part by an ancestral waterway of the Colorado River that was flowing in the opposite direction"

You learn something new every day.


well, what do you know. Eric Hovind was right.
 
2012-11-30 03:02:30 PM
"the iconic canyon was likely carved in large part by an ancestral waterway of the Colorado River that was flowing in the opposite direction"

Uphill?
 
2012-11-30 03:05:06 PM

Albinoman: Of course it is. Don't you know the Great Flood that killed off the dinosaurs also carved the Grand Canyon. History 101.


In about 5 minutes, according to some YouTube creationist scholars!
 
2012-11-30 03:07:30 PM

Ed Grubermann: cgraves67: FTA:
"the iconic canyon was likely carved in large part by an ancestral waterway of the Colorado River that was flowing in the opposite direction"

You learn something new every day.

well, what do you know. Eric Hovind was right.


No, Eric Hovind thinks it's a flood. He uses only those "facts" which make his flood "theory" look better than the actual science. It's called appeal to ridicule, along with quote and fact mining.
 
2012-11-30 03:58:28 PM
Okay. Someone summon Bevets or his new sock puppet.
 
2012-11-30 04:18:17 PM
static.thecia.com.au
 
2012-11-30 04:36:19 PM

IlGreven: Ed Grubermann: cgraves67: FTA:
"the iconic canyon was likely carved in large part by an ancestral waterway of the Colorado River that was flowing in the opposite direction"

You learn something new every day.

well, what do you know. Eric Hovind was right.

No, Eric Hovind thinks it's a flood. He uses only those "facts" which make his flood "theory" look better than the actual science. It's called appeal to ridicule, along with quote and fact mining.


No, I'm talking about Eric Hovind's video in which he has the entry and exit points backwards.
 
2012-11-30 05:30:57 PM
Protip: only hike the entire length of bright angel trail (all the way to the river overlook) and back if you're in decent/good running/cardio health. I was in good shape, but more weight lifting than anything. Me and my buddy were idiots and basically ran all the way down the switchbacks, then sat and rested for about an hour at the over look(goodbye energy), and then barely made it out by sundown. (3 hours down, 6 hours up) We had to rest at damn near every end of every switchback on the way back. And this was all after 24 hours straight driving there from Illinois the night before and getting about 5 hours of sleep. Those $8 Mcd's doublecheeseburgers never tasted so sweet.
 
2012-11-30 05:56:27 PM
 
2012-11-30 06:14:26 PM

cgraves67: Albinoman: cgraves67: FTA:
"the iconic canyon was likely carved in large part by an ancestral waterway of the Colorado River that was flowing in the opposite direction"

You learn something new every day.

There's a link about that on the right of the same page. Of course it's disputed. Another geologist pointed at there is lack of certain type of sediment youd expect from erosion going the opposite way.

What's important here is that the old crevice goes both ways.


Slut
 
2012-11-30 07:19:44 PM
Flint, Subby. Flintstone.
 
2012-11-30 08:04:24 PM
farm3.static.flickr.com
 
2012-11-30 09:19:15 PM

Ed Grubermann: IlGreven: Ed Grubermann: cgraves67: FTA:
"the iconic canyon was likely carved in large part by an ancestral waterway of the Colorado River that was flowing in the opposite direction"

You learn something new every day.

well, what do you know. Eric Hovind was right.

No, Eric Hovind thinks it's a flood. He uses only those "facts" which make his flood "theory" look better than the actual science. It's called appeal to ridicule, along with quote and fact mining.

No, I'm talking about Eric Hovind's video in which he has the entry and exit points backwards.


So am I. He only uses facts when he thinks they'll make him look better. That's why he gets so many facts flat out wrong.
 
2012-12-01 12:31:20 AM

maxpower007: Protip: only hike the entire length of bright angel trail (all the way to the river overlook) and back if you're in decent/good running/cardio health. I was in good shape, but more weight lifting than anything. Me and my buddy were idiots and basically ran all the way down the switchbacks, then sat and rested for about an hour at the over look(goodbye energy), and then barely made it out by sundown. (3 hours down, 6 hours up) We had to rest at damn near every end of every switchback on the way back. And this was all after 24 hours straight driving there from Illinois the night before and getting about 5 hours of sleep. Those $8 Mcd's doublecheeseburgers never tasted so sweet.


I did one switchback on that trail down and up fast and I thought I was going to die. Holy crap.
 
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