Category Archives: Archaeology

Changing Climate Changes

A popular view that one or more cometary impacts affected the Earth 12,900 years ago, initiating the Younger Dryas period, triggering rapid climate change, seems to have been debunked by recent research according to the GeologyPage website. One line of … Continue reading

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Harvey Happenings

Looks like Hurricane Harvey dumped a lot of water onto the south eastern part of Texas causing immense flooding and destruction of property – a natural disaster if there was one.  The geological implications are interesting, though, for the sheer … Continue reading

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Fossil Fuel – The Conundrum

I have given up asserting coal, petroleum and natural gas are fossil fuels. The target audience seems deaf or in this politically correct climate, hearing challenged. These commodities are called fossil fuels because our culture, which is based on the … Continue reading

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1st Millennium Summary Of Chronology

Gunnar Heinsohn (GH) prepared a recorded video lecture for the Celestial Crisis Conference held in Toronro, 2016 : Essentially 1st Millennium chronology has been inadvertently expanded by some 700 years by interpreting one global catastrophe as three separate events. This … Continue reading

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Buried Roman Aqueducts – Frost Avoidance Techniques ? Or Wrong Conclusion.

The discovery of buried Roman water works (aqueducts) led to the conclusion that these water works were buried to avoid freezing by frost action. Really?  Figure 1 To avoid frost effects all one needs do is enclose the water channel … Continue reading

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Optical Luminescence Dating

It is very difficult assigning a date to a sedimentary rock, especially ones of recent origin. One modern technique is Optical Stimulated Luminescence where doses of ionising radiation are measured in quartz grains and estimates made when those grains were … Continue reading

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Tells and Mesas

Tim Cullen at Malaga Bay posted up another thought provoking comment concerning Arabia, and used a photo of a Tell. On seeing this I immediately recognised the geological implications, (this one being Tell Barri in Syria). Tell Barri (By Zoeperkoe / … Continue reading

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