Planet Earth: Floods and the End of the Earth
About the planet Earth, history of geological events such as flood, chances of polar ice caps melting leading to the end of the Earth as we know it.
END OF THE EARTH
Although there have been various religious groups predicting the end of the earth as we know it, not much attention has been focused on those theories. Geologists and scientists have made guesses as to how long the earth will last and how it might come to an end. Chan Thomas, recognized as the world's leading authority in the field of cataclysmic geology and its relationship to uniformity geology, says that a worldwide flood is a very normal part of earth's life cycle. "It has happened 300 times in the past, and will happen about 300 more times before our solar system enters the deep sleep before being reborn." He said it could happen "sometime between 30 and 500 years from now," driving the few survivors into another Stone Age like the old Stone Age of 11,500 years ago, and the new Stone Age of 6,500 years ago which followed the last 2 inundations. He explained that if Antarctica and Greenland, which contain 95% of the world's ice, were to melt it would raise the oceans all around the world up about 200'. The only way to melt them, he said, is to move them into the torrid zone. The shell of the earth, which is only about 60 mi. thick, shifts around the interior. A molten layer beneath that shell, another 60 mi. thick, serves as a lubricant for the shift. The earth's shell shows a torque--a turning or twisting force that is enough to shift the shell with the equatorial pivot points being near 0 deg and 180 deg longitude. Despite this torque the shell of the earth is not shifting. When no shifts occurs the torque opposing the shift has to come from within the molten layer 60 to 120 mi. deep. When the magneto-hydrodynamic energy within the earth is weakened to the extent that it no longer can supply the equal and opposite torque which prevents earth's shell from shifting to a new balance, the shell's torque will take over completely and earth's shell will shift to a new position in a fraction of one day. The icecaps would then wind up rotating equatorially and melt in tropical heat, and new icecaps will begin to from at the new poles.
There are scientific theories that the sun will burn out, but that is not expected to take place until at least 5 billion years from now. The theory is that the sun will decrease in size and cool the earth to the point that oceans will freeze, leaving the earth a sphere completely covered with ice and snow, much like Greenland today.
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