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E611:  The King Clone Creosote Bush (11,700 years old) is only about 7,500 years old


Edited by Greg Neyman




Gary Bates says that although scientists think the King Clone is around 11,700 years old, scientists now speculate it is about 7,500 years old

Source:   Gary Bates in Patriarchs of the Forest ( Dec 02



  1. Carbon dating of King Clone confirms that it is 11,700 years old.

  2. "Scientists" in this case is singular!  Only one scientist gave this speculation

  3. An age of 7,500 years is still 3,000 years prior to the young earth global flood


UC-Riverside Newsroom (Palm Springs Creosote Bush)

Unassuming California Bush

Radiocarbon Dating (Wikipedia)

14C Calibration Charts

Dendrochronology (Wikipedia)



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