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Abstract

The known and conjectured processes which deliver and remove dissolved sodium (Na+) to and from the ocean are inventoried . On 1y 27% of the present Na+ deli vered to the ocean can be accounted for by known removal processes. This indicates that the Na+ concentration of the ocean is not today in "steady state" as supposed by evolutionists, but is increasing with time . The present rate of increase (about 3 x 1011 kg/yr) cannot be accomodated into evolutionary models assuming cyclic or episodic removal of input Na+ and a 3-billion-year-old ocean. The enormous imbalance shows that the sea should contain much more salt than it does today if the evolutionary model were true. A differential equation containing minimum input rates and maximum output rates allows a maximum age of the ocean of 62 million years to be calculated. The data can be accomodated well into a creationist model.

Keywords

Creationism, dilemma, evolutionists, sodium, ocean, salt

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