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originally posted by: Blaine91555
a reply to: Aqualung2012
Water and ice level mountains over time. Water is a powerful force and freezing and thawing even more powerful.
originally posted by: Aqualung2012
a reply to: intrptr
That is what's being reported as the cause, but regardless: it's still a massive crack opening up in the Earth. Wouldn't you think some sort of seismic read-out would come from activity on such a level as this?
After all we're talking a gash appearing -virtually over-night- that is
750 yards long and about 50 yards wide
Also, don't you find this, along with the timing of the new laws mentioned in the NLBS thread just a bit... unnerving?
originally posted by: AmericanRealist
a reply to: bottleslingguy
the erosion mostly just smooths them out and shapes them. The Appalachian mountains are much older than the Rockies, but the Rockies are also much taller on average. Notice the difference?? The Appalachians are mostly smoothed over tall hills now (thanks to longer exposure to erosion) whereas the young Rockies are very tall and jagged and rocky all over (hence the name I suppose).
The taller the mountains, the younger they are. Less time being eroded away.
originally posted by: dragonlover12
a reply to: sageturkey
close to this new one?