Mesozoic/Middle Noachian (Inundation)

Cutaway of planet Earth showing the relative depth of Noah's flood

And the waters prevailed on the earth one hundred and fifty days.

(Genesis 7:24) NKJV

Meso– means middle. Something is different about Mesozoic sediment compared to Paleozoic and Cenozoic. Paleozoic was the deluge. Mesozoic was the time when the waters remained high on the Earth, the inundation.

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The Timeline for Noah’s Flood

And it came to pass in the six hundred and first year, in the first month, the first day of the month, that the waters were dried up from the earth; and Noah removed the covering of the ark and looked, and indeed the surface of the ground was dry. And in the second month, on the twenty-seventh day of the month, the earth was dried.

(Genesis 8:13-14) NKJV

The timeline for Noah’s flood comes directly from scripture and this is the framework that we use to interpret evidence from the stratigraphic column.

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August 28th

Toward a Grand Synthesis

In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

(Genesis 7:11-12) KJV

Noah’s flood was not only a world-wide catastrophe, it was also a process which involved several stages. It gives us a way to account for the stratigraphic column, Cambrian through Quaternary.

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