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Old Posted Sep 23, 2019, 9:19 PM
jtown,man jtown,man is offline
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Originally Posted by Sun Belt View Post
No it's not a joke. The point of the post is that shorelines change, always have, always will and there's nothing we can do to preserve the shoreline of the year 2000 forever and ever and ever.

Now whether the shoreline was 100 miles away or 225, that's not the point. The ancient shoreline is what we call the continental shelf and that shoreline really wasn't that long ago -- it was a rapid, intense warm up that resulted in sea level rise in the order of hundreds of feet.
It seems some people think the world was created() as it currently is and it must always remain that way.

Hell, even in East Arkansas we used to be under the ocean...