Are Ice Cores Old?

An Ice Age?

by Ken Ham on December 9, 2022

Part 5



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TV documentaries will tell you that ice cores form over hundreds of thousands of years. Each thin layer supposedly represents one winter/summer cycle. But during one winter, there can be many cycles of melting and snowing.

For example, during World War II, several warplanes were abandoned in Greenland. About fifty years later, researchers were astonished to find the planes buried under 250 feet of ice! Clearly, more than one layer can form during one winter season.

So, what if these layers don’t represent years but instead: weather patterns from the ice age, only a few thousand years ago?

Ice cores don’t show long ages.

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