The fourth division contains evidence of erosion and deposition, which Austin attributes to the final stages of the Flood as the waters were receding.The fifth, final, and youngest division of strata, according to Austin, includes all the rocks that were deposited by various processes after the flood.He also addresses issues like radiometric dating, in which he attempts to cast doubt on established scientific methods of dating Earth's features.
Kelvin defended this calculation throughout his life, even disputing Darwin's explanations of evolution as impossible in that time period.
"Physicists suddenly gained a new respect for geologists." For the record, the universe is now thought to have debuted, at least in its latest incarnation, about 13.7 billion ago.
When asked to imagine the biggest, deepest, longest canyon one can imagine, an image of the Grand Canyon will often pop into a person's mind.
The first division, deep in the canyon's gorge, consists of igneous and metamorphic rock.
Austin believes this rock is the remnant of the crust of the earth created during the first part of Creation Week.