Creation Science

Truth in Geology Series

Thrust Faults


     Thrust faults have long been used by young earth creation science theorists to argue for a young age of the earth (see ICR Impact Article #119).  However, a proper understanding of this maligned geologic process eliminates their objections and shows that thrust faults are adequately explained by old earth geology.

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Additional Resources


Lewis Overthrust


The Lewis Overthrust is Not Folded?


Out of Order Strata at the Lewis Overthrust


Glacier National Park Geology



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