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101. Golden Age Canopy by Isaac Vail [Books]
... of aqueous vapors as is now known to invest some of the planets he could not fail to see in such a world-builder and desolator, the all competent cause of the geologic "ages", glacial epochs, and all the deluges the earth ever saw. This assumption has met with very emphatic endorsement from a few competent thinkers and is ... , formed originally in and repelled from, that great laboratory, the primitive earth, skirted the boundaries of a vast and remarkable atmosphere, with which the chemist, the geologist, and the enlightened astronomer are familiar. . . . The whole range of ancient writings, both sacred and profane, abundantly prove this." In that little ...
102. Actualism in Geology and in Geography [Journals] [Catastrophist Geology]
... From: Catastrophist Geology Year 1 No. 1 (June 1976) Home | Issue Contents Actualism in Geology and in Geography W. J. Jong See notes 1 and 2. The great geological controversies of the first half of the 19th century are usually described as ending in the rejection of catastrophism and diluvialism and the victory of uniformitarianism ... consistently, is understandable, I do not think it will be of any practical use outside historical discussions. After all, HOOYKAAS Is a historian of science, not a geologist, as RuTTFN has remarked (15, p. 8). I shall not make this distinction and use both terms as synonyms. The following quotation from a ...
103. The Afar Triangle As the Nether Reaches of Eden and Babel [Journals] [Aeon]
... From: Aeon II:4 (1991) Home | Issue Contents The Afar Triangle As the Nether Reaches of Eden and Babel Lynn E. Rose Introduction The geological literature describes the Afar Triangle in Ethiopia and Djibouti as unusual in several respects, but especially in that it is the only spot on Earth that seems to have features characteristic ... if they were otherwise interchangeable. The conventional view, with which I am inclined to agree, is that the continents and the ocean floor are significantly different. Thus the geologists have come to speak of oceanic "sima" (coined from si licon and mag nesium) and of continental "sial" (coined from si licon and al ...
104. Catastrophic Theory of Mountain Uplifts (A Crustal Deformation Theory) [Journals] [Catastrophism & Ancient History]
... (caption) The Catastrophic Era Orbits of Venus, Earth and Mars. A common feature of these theories is their dependence upon "gradualism." In the parlance of geology, the dogma of gradualism is called "Uniformitarianism." This eight-syllable word embraces the idea of millions of years for accomplishing anything involving crustal deformation. Explanations based on ... Jan 1991) Home | Issue Contents Catastrophic Theory of Mountain Uplifts (A Crustal Deformation Theory)Donald W. Patten and Samuel R. Windsor Introduction Astronomers, geographers, geologists and others search for a theory that addresses the causation of mountains. Mountain ranges, mountain systems, mountain cycles, volcanoes, and basaltic outflows all cast shadows over ...
105. Imaginary and Expected Catastrophes: Apocalyptic Desire and Scientific Prognosis [Journals] [SIS Review]
... credo: All theories are rejected which involve the assumption of sudden and violent catastrophes and revolutions of the whole earth' [6 ]. Even George Cuvier's masterpiece of catastrophist geology [7 ], which Lyell wanted to wipe off the realm of scholarship, was not yet conceived. Lyell's master disciple Charles Darwin was not born until forty-four years ... the Deluge and the great revolutions of the terrestrial crust'. [1 ] Nicolas-Antoine Boulanger [2 ] (1722-1759), who left us this statement, was a geologist, sociologist and civil engineer [3 ]. For Diderot's Encyclopaedie he wrote the entries Déluge, Corvée and Société. The evolutionist dogma of an extremely slow, peaceful ...
106. Ice Core Evidence [Journals] [Velikovskian]
... feet)] since Eocene times or the sea level has altered drastically.(5 ) Coral reefs and platforms grow so rapidly that their growth outstrips sea floor spreading, geological subsidence of the sea floor or gradual rises in sea levels. This, then, is the problem. All over the oceans, the record indicated deep coral platforms ... canyons, we learned that the immense canyons running off the continental shelf and deep into the oceans from all continents were carved by subaerial water. According to Shepherd, Pleistocene geologists are wrong to deny that many of these canyons were above the ocean surface, were cut by rivers and then sank below the present sea level.(8 ) ...
107. Zetetic Scholar Nos. 3 & 4 April 1979 [Articles]
... series of cataclysmic crises that occurred in pre-human, pre-historic and even historical times. Each of these had enormous effects on the Earth and its inhabitants, directing the course of geological and biological evolution. Although he thinks he has delineated a number of separate episodes going back as far as the memory of man is retained in human records, the ... ago, when the views of Charles Lyell and Charles Darwin became victorious over it in the context of an intellectual war waged with religious and political overtones.18 The earlier geologists of catastrophist views were unscientific when they mixed together geologic evidence and Biblical testimony without recognizing, as Velikovsky does in the construction of his argument, the sharply different nature ...
108. Catastrophist Geology Vol 1 No 1 [Journals] [Catastrophist Geology]
... From: Catastrophist Geology Year I, No. 1. June 1976 Texts Home | Catastrophist Geology Home Catastrophist Geology Year I, No. 1. June 1976 A magazine dedicated to the study of discontinuities in Earth history Contents Catastrophist Geology Johan B.Kloosterman Comments Big-Jaw Varlamoff is Dead Obituary: Nicolas Varlamoff Scientific Censorship and Thought Control Horace ... of Scientific Theory Norman MacBeth Actualism in Geology and in Geography W. J. Jong Geophysical Time Series and Catastrophism Vít Kleme Apophoreta Founder: Johan B.Kloosterman, field geologist, Caixa Postal 41.003 Rio de Janeiro / BRASIL Price for four quarterly issues Cr$ 100, - in Brazil, US$ 10,outside Brazil. ...
109. Extinction And Survival [Books]
... to explain the total disappearance of the dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous period. Darwin's theory of slow evolution was the direct consequence of Lyell's, which rejects catastrophism in geological evolution. Lyell, nevertheless, himself wrote in his Principles of Geology: `It has been truly observed that when we arrange the known fossiliferous formations in chronological order ... of organic remains to another, in which frequently nearly all species, and a large part of the genera, are different. ' But', proclaim orthodox palaeontologists and geologists, `given time, the missing links will be found. ' What Lyell wrote in 1830-3 is still true todayl 2. Two periods are outstanding in the geological ...
110. Monitor [Journals] [SIS Review]
... they think, have distorted its orbit. Another mystery has been why most lunar seas' are on the Earth-facing side of the Moon. Again their explanation uses only accepted geological processes. The seas' are thought of as lava flows caused by radioactive heating near the core but, because this core is only small, only one plume of ... on the Earth's crust. Tottering Tectonics Science Frontiers 125, Sep-Oct.99, p.3 , 127, Jan-Feb.00, p.3 There are still some geologists prepared to run contrary to the currently accepted tectonic plate paradigm. S. Keshov of Bombay's Indian Institute of Technology asserts that it is a myth that has paralysed our ...
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