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+-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | CONCORDANCE AMONG DIFFERENT RADIOMETRIC DATING METHODS | R +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ E | GEOGRAPHIC DATED AGE | F | LOCATION | ROCK MINERAL DATED | DATING METHOD | (error <5%) | S +-------------+---------------------+---------------+---------------+ | NORTHERN | STRATA OVERLYING | FISSION TRACK | 2,800,000 | 1 | ETHIOPIA | A. afarensis FIND | K-Ar | 2,700,000 | 1 +-------------+---------------------+---------------+---------------+ | REDSTONE NH | GRANITE ZIRCON | U(238)-Pb | 187,000,000 | 2 | | ZIRCON | U(235)-Pb | 184,000,000 | 2 | | ZIRCON | Th-Pb | 190,000,000 | 2 | | BIOTITE | K-Ar | 182,000,000 | 2 | | BIOTITE | Rb-Sr | 185,000,000 | 2 +-------------+---------------------+---------------+---------------+ | SPRUCE | GRANITE ZIRCON | U(238)-Pb | 370,000,000 | 2 | PINE NC | ZIRCON | U(235)-Pb | 375,000,000 | 2 | | BIOTITE | K-Ar | 349,000,000 | 2 | | BIOTITE | Rb-Sr | 375,000,000 | 2 +-------------+---------------------+---------------+---------------+ | ROMTELAND | PEGMATITE URANINITE | U(238)-Pb | 890,000,000 | 2 | NORWAY | URANINITE | U(235)-Pb | 892,000,000 | 2 | | URANINITE | Th-Pb | 900,000,000 | 2 +-------------+---------------------+---------------+---------------+ | BLACK | URANINITE | U(238)-Pb | 1,610,000,000 | 2 | HILLS SD | URANINITE | U(235)-Pb | 1,615,000,000 | 2 | | MICROCLINE| Rb-Sr | 1,630,000,000 | 2 | | MUSCOVITE | K-Ar | 1,590,000,000 | 2 +------------ +---------------------+---------------+---------------+ | NORTHERN | PEGMATITE MUSCOVITE | K-Ar | 2,480,000,000 | 2 | MINNESOTA | MUSCOVITE | Rb-Sr | 2,500,000,000 | 2 +-------------+---------------------+---------------+---------------+ | COOKE | PEGMATITE URANINITE | U(238)-Pb | 2,600,000,000 | 2 | CITY MT | URANINITE | U(235)-Pb | 2,640,000,000 | 2 | | MICA | Rb-Sr | 2,750,000,000 | 2 | | MICA | K-Ar | 2,500,000,000 | 2 +-------------+---------------------+---------------+---------------+ | WESTERN | AMITSOQ GNEISS | Rb-Sr (ISO) | 3,700,000,000 | 3 | GREENLAND | GNEISS | Lu-Hf (ISO) | 3,550,000,000 | 3 | | GNEISS | Pb-Pb (ISO) | 3,800,000,000 | 3 | | GNEISS | U(238)-Pb | 3,650,000,000 | 3 | | GNEISS | Th-Pb | 3,650,000,000 | 3 +-------------+---------------------+---------------+---------------+ REFERENCES: 1. M. Ruse, 1982, DARWINISM DEFENDED, Addison-Wesley, Reading MA; p. 318. 2. E.A. Olson, 1978: "Dating, Relative and Absolute" ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 15th Edition, Macropaedia Volume 5, p. 507. 3. G.B. Dalrymple, 1982, FEDERATION PROCEEDINGS (of the Federation Of American Societies for Experimental Biology) 42(13):3022-3042 (OCT 1983) The FOSSIL RECORD as it is found in the GEOLOGIC COLUMN reveals that... BACTERIA/BLUE-GREEN ALGAE appeared over 3,000,000,000 years ago; GREEN ALGAE appeared about 1,300,000,000 years ago; MULTICELLULAR GREEN ALGAE appeared about 900,000,000 years ago; INVERTEBRATES appeared about 700,000,000 years ago; JAWLESS FISH appeared about 600,000,000 years ago; MOSSES appeared about 430,000,000 years ago; JAWED FISH appeared about 400,000,000 years ago; FERNS appeared about 360,000,000 years ago; AMPHIBIANS appeared about 350,000,000 years ago; REPTILES appeared about 320,000,000 years ago; GYMNOSPERMS appeared about 260,000,000 years ago; MAMMALS appeared about 220,000,000 years ago; BIRDS appeared about 160,000,000 years ago; ANGIOSPERMS appeared about 100,000,000 years ago; PRIMATES appeared appeared about 60,000,000 years ago; HOMINIDS appeared about 20,000,000 years ago. As we move up through the geologic column (starting in the preCambrian) looking for vertebrate ----- fossils we first find FISH, /|\ then next we find AMPHIBIAN-LIKE FISH, | then next we find FISH-LIKE AMPHIBIANS, | then next we find AMPHIBIANS, (over then next we find AMPHIBIAN-LIKE REPTILES, 400 then next we find REPTILES, million then next we find MAMMAL-LIKE REPTILES, year then next we find REPTILE-LIKE MAMMALS, period) then next we find MAMMALS, | then next we find PRIMATES, | then next we find HOMINOIDS, \|/ then next we find HOMINIDS, ----- and finally we find MAN. WHAT IS THE SEQUENCE OF CREATION EVENTS? GENESIS 1:1-2:3 GENESIS 2:4-2:25 EVIDENT NATURAL HISTORY ====================== ===================== ======================= ORDER OF EVENTS (DAYS) ORDER OF EVENTS ORDER OF EVENTS 1: EARTH WITHOUT FORM 1: (NO DIVISION INTO 1. STARS (12-18 WATERS DAYS) billion years ago) LIGHT (DAY) DRY, BARREN GROUND 2. SUN (about 5 DARKNESS (NIGHT) billion years ago) 3. EARTH (about 4.6 2: FIRMAMENT (SKY) 2: MIST WATERS THE billion years ago) WATERS ABOVE THE GROUND 4. LIQUID WATER (3.5 FIRMAMENT. billion years ago) 5. LIFE - BACTERIA AND 3: DRY LAND AND SEAS 3: MAN (MALE) FROM ALGAE (around 3 VEGETATION THE DUST billion years ago) 6. WORMS AND JELLYFISH 4: SUN, MOON, STARS 4: VEGETATION (about a billion (GARDEN OF EDEN) years ago) 7. JAWLESS FISH 8. MOSSES 5: WATER CREATURES 5. RIVERS 9. JAWED FISH GREAT WHALES 10. FERNS BIRDS 11. AMPHIBIANS 12. REPTILES 6: LAND ANIMALS 6. BIRDS AND BEASTS 13. GYMNOSPERMS MAN & WOMAN 14. MAMMALS 15. BIRDS 7: REST 7. WOMAN FROM 16. ANGIOSPERMS MAN'S RIB 17. WHALES 18. PRIMATES 19. HUMANS Genesis Creation accounts do seem to contradict each other in what they plainly say regarding the SEQUENCE OF CREATION EVENTS, and they both are contradicted by the evident sequence of events in the natural history of the universe, earth and life as corroborated by a great preponderance of current scientific knowledge. Does this "prove" anything? No, it does not. But does this provide reasonable grounds for being skeptical of the claims of biblical inerrancy regarding even scientific matters? Yes, in my feeble, fallible thinking, it does, you betcha!! ---------------------- All quote reprinted with permission of the original author, Frank Lovell.

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