Tuesday, May 18, 2010

30 Years ago today Mt. St. Helens erupted!

So what does this mean? After all,  It is ‘just’ another volcano, you say.  And Volcanoes erupt all the time.  Well, perhaps not allllll the time but frequently.

So what is so special about Mt. St. Helens?

Well, the Mt. St. Helens eruption has provided mountains (pun intended) of scientific information which actually validates many young earth theories concerning the creation of the Grand canyon, the effects and after effects of  Noah’s flood, and more.

For example, the eruption “dug deep holes into the idea that ‘millions of years’ are needed for rock layer, canyon, and fossil formation.”

To read the interesting, informative, and easy to understand article which describes the eruption and explains how it has altered the “...foundation of the geological timescale once believed to be ‘set in stone’”, HERE’S THE LINK