Re: Widespread depositional systems (was re: inference)

Arthur V. Chadwick (
Mon, 17 Nov 1997 21:46:57 -0800

At 07:16 PM 11/17/97 -0600, Glenn wrote:

>Sigh. Karen, I can't emphasize strongly enough that what you get from the
>young-earth apologists is not the correct view of geology. Yes we do find
>widespread layers being deposited today. Lets look at the Morrison. First
>it is NOT one single lithology. I quote:

The Shinarump is supposed to be a fluvial deposit, in most places a few to
a few tens of feet thick, spread over a vast area of the craton. It is
uniform in composition and thickness, and extensive, and coarsely
conglomeratic. Nothing like this is being formed today that I am aware of.
Of course I could be wrong.