The Flood

Peter Kirk Peter_Kirk at
Tue Sep 26 16:22:55 EDT 2000

Two miles are a little over 3000 m, so not enough to cover Ararat (5165 m),
let alone Everest (8848 m). So you have to find some explanation for all the
world's high mountains being raised up in a very short time (without
creating huge earthquakes and tidal waves) as well as the ocean floor

Peter Kirk

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Hildenbrand" <hildenbr at Haas.Berkeley.EDU>
To: "Biblical Hebrew" <b-hebrew at>
Cc: "Biblical Hebrew" <b-hebrew at>
Sent: Tuesday, September 26, 2000 4:13 AM
Subject: Re: The Flood

> ... BTW:
> hydrologists have estimated that the volume of water that exists on earth
> now is well capable of covering the earth to a depth of 2 miles if the
> deep valleys of the oceans were flattened.  (Don't ask me where I found
> this, it is buried in files that are packed for moving.)
> Michael

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