The Great Pyramid of Giza
The Great Pyramid of Giza, where stone meets sky as a testament to one of the greatest civilizations on earth. Here, on the plateau of Giza, 2,300,000 blocks of stone, some weighing as much as 9 tons, were used to build an eternal tomb for a divine king. All of the interior stones fit so well, a card won't fit between them. When it was built, the Great pyramid was 145.75 m (481 ft) high. Over the years, it lost 10 m (30 ft) off its top. It ranked as the tallest structure on Earth for more than 43 centuries, only to be surpassed in height in the nineteenth century AD. It was covered with a casing of stones to smooth its surface (some of the casing can still be seen near the top of Khefre's pyramid). The sloping angle of its sides is 51 degrees and 51 minutes. Each side is carefully oriented with one of the cardinal points of the compass, that is, north, south, east, and west. The horizontal cross section of the pyramid is square at any level, with each side measuring 229 m (751 ft) in length. The maximum error between side lengths is astonishingly less than 0.1%.
The Egyptians called the desert "deshret," meaning "red," and this endless carpet of sand covers an estimated 95 % of Egypt, interrupted only by the narrow band of green carved by the waters of the Nile. Here, the extreme dry sands of the desert meet the fertile silt-laden soils along the Nile, a river that provides a source of life for the entire nation and a good part of the African continent. The interior Pyramid passages can suddenly open out into a great gallery as much as 150 feet long and 30 feet high. The pyramids were covered with a gleaming case of white limestone - some remains can still be seen on Chephre's pyramid. They were then topped with a gilded capstone, which glittered in the sunlight. The great pyramid of Giza was built by the pharaoh Khufu in 2570 B.C., in the Old Kingdom, with 2 million blocks weighing 2.5 to 60 tons each and soars nearly 500 feet into the air..... source PBS
The Flood : May 17, 2319 B.C. to May 27, 2318 B.C.
The second day of creation, God had divided the waters that were on the earth from the waters that He placed above the earth when He made a "firmament" (Hebrew: raqiya or "expanse") between those waters. A " vapor canopy," surrounded the earth that caused a greenhouse effect with a pleasant sub- tropical climate around the globe, even at the poles where today there is ice. This would have caused the growth of lush vegetation on all the land. The discovery of coal seams in Antarctica containing vegetation grown under warmer conditions, is support for this idea.
A vapor canopy would also affect the global wind systems. The mountains were not as high before the flood as they are today, In today's weather, the major winds and high mountain ranges are a very important part of the water cycle that brings rain to the continents. Before the flood, the weather systems were different. The temperature was moderate throughout the world. All the animals and people were used to this stable climate. After the Flood when the climate dramatically changed, living organisms had trouble adapting to the new atmosphere.
The Hydro-Plate Theory and The Great Flood
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