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Noah's flood

  1. Jan 28, 2009 #1


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    ScienceDaily (Jan. 27, 2009) — Did a catastrophic flood of biblical proportions drown the shores of the Black Sea 9,500 years ago, wiping out early Neolithic settlements around its perimeter? A geologist with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and two Romanian colleagues report in the January issue of Quaternary Science Reviews that, if the flood occurred at all, it was much smaller than previously proposed by other

    They use bivalves to date sediment, the material that holds the two sides of bivalve together decays easily, so if the two halves are found together it is a good indication they have not been redistributed, cool idea.
    Last edited: Jan 28, 2009
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  3. Feb 4, 2009 #2

    This is probably how it happened.
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