According to a controversial theory proposed by two Columbia University scientists, there really was one in the Black Sea region. They believe that the now-salty Black Sea was once an isolated freshwater lake surrounded by farmland, until it was flooded by an enormous wall of water from the rising Mediterranean Sea. The force of the water was two hundred times that of Niagara Falls, sweeping away everything in its path.who="Eagle 12"<quoted text>
<THIS FROM ABC NEWS>
Stop going to those Atheist sites. That crap is all made up.
Fascinated by the idea, Ballard and his team decided to investigate.
"We went in there to look for the flood," he said. "Not just a slow moving, advancing rise of sea level, but a really big flood that then stayed... The land that went under stayed under."
Four hundred feet below the surface, they unearthed an ancient shoreline, proof to Ballard that a catastrophic event did happen in the Black Sea. By carbon dating shells found along the shoreline, Ballard said he believes they have established a timeline for that catastrophic event, which he estimates happened around 5,000 BC. Some experts believe this was around the time when Noah's flood could have occurred.
"It probably was a bad day," Ballard said. "At some magic moment, it broke through and flooded this place violently, and a lot of real estate, 150,000 square kilometers of land, went under."
The theory goes on to suggest that the story of this traumatic event, seared into the collective memory of the survivors, was passed down from generation to generation and eventually inspired the biblical account of Noah.
Now you are being BOTH stupid and cowardly. This is an except from an ABC NEWS report on Dr Ballad. So I take it you consider ABC NEWS to be an Atheist site? Shit like this is what makes you stupid.
If you're intelligent enough read the last paragraph. Now try and comprehend what it says about the biblical Noah account being inspired by a LOCAL disaster. A very large flood indeed, 150,000 kilometers of land, but a far cry from a Global flood that covered everything.
I'd feel so stupid now if I were you, and embarrassed to the point of not showing my face here ever again. But I just don't think you're smart enough to even realize how idiotic you sound. Pity