Dating rocks from mt st helens
When they look at Mount Saint Helens, they see catastrophic forces at work.. They view them as evidence of a young earth, because they can produce rock layers quickly through catastrophism.What they fail to realize is that Uniformitarianism includes Catastrophism.It reduced the mountains summit from 9,677 to 8,365 feet, leaving a one mile wide horseshoe-shaped crater, becoming one of the most deadliest and economically destructive volcanic events in the history of the United States.Mount Saint Helens has been one of the creationists main focus over the last 15 years.
As an old earth believer, I believe in catastrophes.are the exception, not the norm.
Helens provides no credible evidence for a young earth.
Saint Helens as young earth creation science evidence, but you are grasping for straws, and taking evidence out of context.
Naturally, young earth creationists believe totally in catastrophism, and the main cause of catastrophism is the Flood of Noah.
However, old earth creationists don't need these rebuttals to show that Mount Saint Helens does not support young earth creation science.
Uniformitarianism explains the past by appealing to known laws and principles acting in a gradual, uniform way through past ages.