Results for: Uniformitarianism

In Geology

What is uniformitarianism?

Uniformitarianism (proposed by English geologist Charles Lyell in the 1830s) is the theory that geologic processes that gradually shape Earth are slow and uniform through time (MORE)
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Uniformitarianism and catastrophism?

Uniformitarianism is the theory that changes in the Earth's crustare the result of the action of continuous and uniform processes.Catastrophism is the theory that changes in t (MORE)
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Catastrophism and uniformitarianism?

Catastrophism is the belief that the geologic structures on earth,such as the Grand Canyon, were formed by large natural disastersover a short period of time. This belief is m (MORE)
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Why is uniformitarianism not true?

erosion and destruction of the earth's geologic make up did not occur until the catastrophe known as the global flood (Noah's flood) occurred. Before that the earth existed in (MORE)
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What does uniformitarianism stand for?

Uniformitarianism refers to a scientific theory that the changes in the Earth's crust have results from constant and continuous and completely uniform processes.