Oh... my... how you **twist** the words and **bend** the meanings to try to force-fit an ugly and ludicrous bit of fiction into the light of modern knowledge.<quoted text>
Ditch the 1940s interpretation Doctor. This is 2013.
20.Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail; and the mountains were covered.
Now did it say the tops of the mountains were covered?
NO it doesnt. That is your insinuation from the old days of the 1940s.
That measurement is about 28 feet and the would be enough water to cover the base of the mountains in the area.
And mountainous areas can flood. Just ask the Coloradans.