Tuesday, 28 May 2013
The Blue Hole
The Blue Hole in the Caribbean off the coast of Belize is a famous dive site. It's not just famous for it's exotic location, beautiful blue water, or it's warm friendly people. The Blue hole is a geological dream. Sport divers like myself limit themselves to 100 feet, when diving, but if you do a bounce dive, you can dive the Blue Hole and discover an astounding cave.
At a depth of 160 feet a cave is seen of the sidewall of the Hole. By peering into the cave you will see
stalagmites. Stalagmites can only be formed after millions of years of water dripping from the top of the cave. The minerals in the water accumulate over time causing a buildup of these wonderful and weird formations.
This must mean that at one time, this part of the world was above water by at least 160 feet,and only after a lot of water covered the area did the cave fall well below sea level.
This just confirms that at one time the earth had a very different topography, and ocean water levels were much lower. Consider this with the fact that with the formation of stalagmites, this indicates that rainfall and moisture were abundant on the earth millions of years ago. Where did all the water come from to cause such large changes and shifts in the earth's plates? The earth's oceans at one time had far less water in them. Water levels rose because of a large change in the absolute amount of water.
The earth at one time had a heavy/liquid outer atmosphere of water and water vapour, that produced a green house effect on earth. This allowed for sub tropical conditions to exist, that would support large reptiles. Not all of the earth's atmosphere was like this outer atmosphere. The inner atmosphere was a much lighter mixture of gases, that allowed for breathable air.The earth's outer atmosphere would be similar to the outer atmospheres, of the outer 4 planets, from Jupiter onward that still exist today. A single event would cause this outer atmosphere to fall to the earth as a heavy rain.
The two step atmosphere is illustrated in the above diagram of Jupiter. The planets itself is a small part of the entire image. This is the only way the planet's mass can be described, after taking into account Jupiter's very low specific gravity, is Jupiter having a two step atmosphere.
The reason this outer atmosphere destabilized it's rotation and like a satellite after losing its orbital speed it fell to the earth, was because the 7th planet, now the asteroid belt, exploded. The explosion of the 7th planet released a huge amount of asteroids upon the solar system. This wave of asteroids literally destroyed Mar's once water filled environment. The Earth's atmosphere and environment were soon to follow. This destabilized outer atmosphere then fell like a heavy rain upon the earth. The ancient Sumerians tell of a immense flood that occurred. The Bible describes this event as the Flood, the Day of our Lord.
The resulting lose of Earth's outer atmosphere from these numerous asteroid collisions eventually produced an over whelming amount of rainfall. This led to rising world ocean levels and shifting plates as water pressures increased. The Earth survived simply because not all of it's atmosphere was lost, but Mars was not so lucky.
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