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This is Ken Ham, editor of the popular series of books called The Answers Book for Kids.
In 1980, Mount St. Helens blew its top. As the largest avalanche of debris on record, this eruption laid down massive deposits.
Two years later, another eruption melted snow and created a mudflow. It rushed down the mountain and carved through the earlier deposits. In a single day, deep canyons appeared -- even with side canyons. This “little Grand Canyon” is one fortieth the scale of the actual Grand Canyon … and it formed very quickly.
The Grand Canyon didn’t form from the gradual wearing of the Colorado River. It was through catastrophes after Noah’s flood!
No, it doesn’t take a little water … and a lot of time … to make a canyon. Just a lot of water and a little time!
Ken Ham is the CEO and founder of Answers in Genesis-US, the highly acclaimed Creation Museum, and the world-renowned Ark Encounter. Ken Ham is one of the most in-demand Christian speakers in North America.