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The long-age view of the geologic column is uniformitarian, in which the rock layers represent time, and burial order of fossils represents the order of evolution. In contrast, the young-earth creationist explanation is catastrophic, where the rock layers represent a big watery catastrophe (Noah's flood) and the burial order of fossils shows where creatures ...


Short Answer: Catastrophism "The theory that massive catastrophes occurred in earth's past, substantially altering the Earth and its life via mountain uplift, rapid deposition, and mass extinctions. source" Young Earth Creationists (YECs) would say that the geologic column was not created via geologic uniformitarianism over a long period of time, but ...

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