>The alleged meteor crater in Iraq has not been studied, let alone dated. So
>it has nothing to do with the 2350 BC date. That date has recently
>been shown by dendrochronologists to be one in which the climate of the
> Near East was, for some unexplained reason, greatly altered for a short
>period of time. Of course, the reason these tree ring studies have made
>is because the date they point to happens to exactly match the date Bible
>chronologists have long assigned to Noah's flood.
Why must there be a 'cause' of a climate change? Weather is a nonlinear
system which sometimes simple falls into attractor states which do bad or
good things to areas normally used to having the opposite? There simply
doesn't have to be a 'cause' be it meteor, or anything else.
Somewhere, and I can't find it right now, I have an article which says that
every so often the center of North America becomes a tremendous desert, with
dunes moving across the landscape. At my sister-in-laws farm, I saw those
My neice and nephew grew up on a farm in
SW Nebraska in an area known as the sand hills. Geologically
about a thousand years ago Western Nebraska was a desert with
dunes. Even in the 30s my former sister in law tells me that the
dunes started moving again and covered some farm houses. Today
the huge sand dunes are covered with grass which stabilizes them. There
doesn't have to be a catastrophic cause of this drought.
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