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4 years ago
Harte
You should realize that the "flakes" are visible for quite some time before they are loose enough for rain or wind to knock them off. And even then, it's not like a statue would shed an entire layer at once, leaving a smooth surface. Harte
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4 years ago
Harte
Origyptian Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Harte Wrote: > -------------------------------------------------- > ----- > > > > You can see > > pollution-related weathering all over Rome, for > > example, but you don't see these surfaces > > producing flakes like you see in haloclasty. > > Perhaps that's becau
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4 years ago
Harte
Hanslune Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Howdy Harte > > I see you are on one of your rare strolls outside > your natural habitat. Viewing the fringe in it ITS > natural environment as it were? The dearth of lunacy at my usual haunts has caused me to broaden my footprint.
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4 years ago
Harte
Audrey Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Harte Wrote: > -------------------------------------------------- > ----- > Have I seen your name on HOM? > > > Two notable ones were Pacal piloting a > rocketship > > and flash-frozen Mammoths. > > > > Both are outright falsehoods,and easily refuted > > (though n
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4 years ago
Harte
Origyptian Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Harte Wrote: > -------------------------------------------------- > ----- > > Origyptian Wrote: > > > How long does a portion of bedrock > outcropping > > > need to be exposed to the environment, and > what > > > are the moisture requirements in the bedrock, >
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4 years ago
Harte
Origyptian Wrote: > How long does a portion of bedrock outcropping > need to be exposed to the environment, and what > are the moisture requirements in the bedrock, for > it to become as severely eroded as the Sphinx and > its Enclosure? That depends on a great many factors, and illustrates exactly why it is pseudoscience to try and date exposure of an ancient limestone bed
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4 years ago
Harte
You can walk up to the sphinx today and pinch a layer off the surface with two fingers. I've seen this happen. QuoteOn any windy day, you can watch large flakes of limestone blow off the walls of the Sphinx quarry. source This is typical of Haloclasty. Arguments against this usually include that other monuments don't exhibit the degree of weathering we see at the sphinx. They usually state
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4 years ago
Harte
Neither wind nor rain is the primary weathering agent observed at the sphinx enclosure. The sphinx is weathered primarily through a process known as haloclasty, which is (quite tellingly) ignored in that that paper. Harte
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4 years ago
Harte
Brian Patterson Wrote: > > But nonetheless, I am still a > fan of Graham. He is smart enough to ask > a lot of questions without changing evidence to > back up a preconceived premise. Something I > respect. Hancock perpetrate a great many false claims in "Fingerprints of the Gods," the last book of his I will read. Two notable ones were Pacal piloting
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5 years ago
Harte
Nice link. Kind of old, though. Still appreciated. Harte
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