Full Article Title
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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Oard, Michael J,
"Submarine Mass Flow Deposition of Pre-Pleistocene Ice-Age Deposits,"
Proceedings of the International Conference on Creationism: Vol. 3
, Article 53.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.cedarville.edu/icc_proceedings/vol3/iss1/53