to know of your collaboration with Mel. Are you a geologist? If so, it would be nice to know how to decide what formations are caused by floods. I read about the L.A. tarpits showing evidence of a flood. I'm also interested in finding out where to find a 3D map of Earth's sedimentary rock strata and formations, or data that would make such a map possible.
* Yous should read http://kronia.com/thoth.html to help catch up on some of the progress made by Velikovsky supporters since his time. Cardona and Talbott have a lot of material there that I think improve a lot on Velikovsky. He apparently wasn't very good with mythology. He did discuss electrical forces, which I think inspired Juergens to do a lot of his work. Thornhill then followed after Juergens shortly after Juergens started writing.
* On the matter of the Himalayas etc, I have a thread called Breakthrough on How Continents Divided at http://thunderbolts.info/forum/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=1462. It discusses a lot of ideas from http://www.newgeology.us. The idea is similar to continental drift, except that, instead of a supercontinent dividing into pieces over hundreds of millions of years, it was an impact, which I say was an electrical impact, that broke up the supercontinent and sent the pieces moving in all directions at over a hundred miles per hour, sliding on the nearly frictionless Moho plasma layer under the continents and oceans. Smaller mountain ranges formed nearer the impact point as friction was being overcome and higher mountains formed farther away from the impact as velocity was reduced enough for friction to take hold again. The Himalayas would then have built up as India smashed into Asia, similar to what continental drift claims, except that it happened in a day or so.
* Here's my understanding of what Cardona et al have concluded so far, based on mythology and other sciences.
1. Earth was a distant satellite of Saturn and they were far from the solar system. - Thornhill in Thoth ezine
2. Saturn was the pole star, large in the sky, and it flared up like a nova periodically, probably every few millennia, usually. A plasma column holding a large amount of water connected Earth's north pole to Saturn. - Cardona
3. Ten or twenty thousand or so years ago, the ancients lived on a planet Earth that was warm and had no mountains or oceans, just plains, hills and shallow seas. - Ashton or Wescott in Kronos magazine
4. After the last flare-up of Saturn maybe 5 thousand years ago, Mars and Venus became visible. Venus began as a comet that circled Saturn, then it settled in front of Saturn, looking like an eye, while Mars moved between Venus and Earth, looking very large when close to Earth and very small on the face of Venus, when near Venus. The 3 planets were all red or maroon initially; Saturn and Venus changed color later. - Cardona
5. About 4500 years ago Saturn and Jupiter clashed. An impact on Earth caused the supercontinent to break up and mountains and oceans to form. The polar column dispersed and much of the water it held fell to Earth at the north pole and spread out over the planet as the Great Flood. Earth flipped over, leaving Jupiter as the pole star in place of Saturn. - Cardona partly in Kronos magazine and me in the above-mentioned thread
6. About 4300 years ago Jupiter, or Io, Jupiter's nearest large moon, discharged with Earth, causing the destruction of Sodom and Gamorrah, with burning sulfur, common on Io. Jupiter and Earth then moved to their present orbits. - Cardona in Kronos magazine
7. Saturn, Venus and Mars may have moved to their present orbits before or after Jupiter and Earth moved to theirs. Earth acquired the Moon during the period between 4500 and 4300 years ago. - My estimate based on Cardona
* No events involving the planets are likely to have occurred since Abraham's time about 4300 years ago.
* High winds are likely to have been present during the chaotic phase between 43 and 45 hundred years ago, but seem unlikely to have had much effect in formation of sedimentary rock. Electrical forces that pulverized rock and deposited it in thin layers as described in my first post in this thread above, quoting from several TPODs, seems to be the primary cause of the formation of dunes. It's even possible that much sedimentary rock containing fossils was formed by electrical deposition. Many fossils may have been formed when animals and plants were buried during electrical deposition. Think of animals alive or dead being in their normal habitat on Earth and then a layer of dust covering them up and hardening by electrical means. Then more layers falling etc.