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Hey Phil. I was pretty sure that I knew what you meant, but commented
simply because I wanted to elaborate on the point a bit. And no, the
earth isn't one big erosional surface. It's a whole bunch of little
ones. Even today, west Tennessee loses on the average, 18 tons of soil
per acre per year.
Phil Bigelow wrote:
> But to think of the entire K-T earth as one big erosional
> surface is similar to the *reationist belief that the whole earth was at
> one time entirely flooded.
> I can see where my comment could be misinterpreted.
> On Fri, 16 Jan 2004 14:55:14 -0800 "James R. Cunningham"
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Phil Bigelow wrote:
> > > To claim that the K-T boundary clay is everywhere a lag deposit
> > is
> > > analogous to claiming that there was a world-wide catastrophic
> > flood.
> > > (and we don't want to go there).
> > Why not go there?. Major catastrophic flooding (though not as a
> > single
> > event) could be expected to continue for quite some time after the
> > event. Note that I'm not implying that the boundary clay is
> > everywehre
> > a lag deposit; I'm adressing a somewhat different issue.
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