Michael J, Oard


Pre-Pleistocene "ice ages," which are based on till-like rocks, challenge the Genesis Flood as the origin of sedimentary rocks. The first postulated ancient ice age was based on a miSinterpretation of a fanglomerate in England. The till-like layers exhibit several features that are contrary to recent or Pleistocene glaciation. Since 1950, mass flow has been shown to not only duplicate the till-like fabric of the rock, but also mimic many "glacial diagnostic" features. The best example of a pre-Pleistocene "ice age," the late Paleozoic Dwyka ''tillite'' from South Africa, will be evaluated. Submarine mass flow during the Genesis Flood is a more likely explanation for prePleistocene "ice ages."


Glacial geology, pre-Pleistocene glaciation, diamictite, tillite, mass movement, gravity flow deposits, mass flow deposits, Genesis Flood


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