Geology 2-1

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Geology 2-1
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2012-09-25 23:39:50
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  1. Archbishop Ussher
    • Based age of earth on biblical genealogy
    • Declared earth was created at 9 am, October 26, 4004 B.C.
    • Earth is 6016 years old
  2. James Hutton
    • Earth must be much older than 6000 years
    • Vast amounts of time must have elapsed to result in the earth's surface as we see it today
    • 1785; the theory of the earth
  3. Catastrophism
    Earth was created almost instananeously and any c hange since that time occurred in catastrorphic events, usually floods
  4. Uniformiarianism
    • James Hutton
    • "The present is the key to the past"
    • Geologic change occurs in impereptibly small and slow steps over vast amounts of time

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