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G336:  Sodium accumulates in oceans too fast for an old earth.


Edited by Greg Neyman




According to the rate of sodium input into the oceans, 62 million years is the maximum age for the oceans

Source:  Austin, S. A. and D. R. Humphreys, 1990. The sea's missing salt: A dilemma for evolutionists. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Creationism, Pittsburgh, 2: 17-33.



  1. The young earth authors omit numerous mechanisms for removing sodium from the oceans.

  2. A detailed analysis of sodium shows that the amount of sodium added roughly matches the amount removed (see Salt in the Sea)


To learn more on this topic, read the rebuttal.

Sea Water (Wikipedia)



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