The tops of these mountains are a frozen wasteland with precious few signs of life. It’s too high up for birds, even. But apparently, at some point in the past Mount Everest was home to marine animals, fish and mollusks, the remains of which are found in abundance in this area.
This also meant that the mighty peaks of the Himalayas had at some point lain under the sea - but as to when the Himalayas went from being a seabed to the highest mountain range in the world, that was a matter of guesswork.
Waving a finger in the air, the geologists decided that it must have been many, many millions of years’ ago, and definitely nothing that could have occurred within modern times….
This is the standard explanation that ‘geochronology’ likes to foist on an unsuspecting public (taken from the Encyclopedia Britannica):
“The collision of India and southern Asia began between 50 million and 40 million years ago, during the Eocene Epoch, and continues today. The collision produced two main geologic results. First, it began to block the westward-flowing Tethys seaway near the Equator, a process completed with the junction of Africa and Asia near present-day Iran roughly 16 million to 14 million years ago.
Second, the creation of the Himalayas and the Plateau of Tibet, which resulted from the collision, altered global climates by changing patterns of weathering (and thus the transfer rate of carbon to the atmosphere) as well as wind circulation. India’s collision with southern Asia also altered patterns of oceanic productivity by increasing erosion and thus nutrient runoff to the Indian Ocean.”
Yet the fossils being found in the mountains tell a very different story. In 1939, Swiss geologist Arnold Heim wrote in: The Throne of the Gods, an Account of the First Swiss Expedition to the Himalayas, that the sedimentary deposits found in this ‘ancient’ sea bottom that had now risen more than 5000 ft upwards contained Paleolithic fossils.
This comes from Wikipedia:
“The Paleolithic (or "Palaeolithic")/ˌpæliːəˈlɪθɪk/ age is a prehistoric period of human history distinguished by the development of the most primitive stone tools and covers roughly 95% of human technological prehistory. It extends from the earliest known use of stone tools, probably by Homo habilis initially, 2.6 million years ago, to the end of the Pleistocene around 10,000 BP.”
Helmut de Terra, the explorer that discovered these elevated fossils in Kashmir wrote in: Studies on the Ice Age in India and Associated Human Cultures, 1939, that:
“The archaeological records prove that early Paleolithic man inhabited the adjoining plains”,
because he’d found an abundance of Paleolithic stone implements at settlements nearby.
But the rise of the Himalayas didn’t stop there. According to De Terra, the
“tilting of terraces and lacustrine beds” indicated a “continued uplift of the Himalayan tract” during the last phases of the Ice Age.”
To be clear, modern geochronology states that the Paleolithic age was ended by the last so-called ‘mini’ Ice Age. To put this in plain English, De Terra found that the Himalayas continued to rise even as little as 12,000 (sic) years ago!
Again, even this dating is based on the stone age implements that were found there - yet many primitive societies continued to live in the ‘stone age’ well into Victorian times, and even beyond, despite the standard scientific dating of 3.4 million - 2,500 years ago.
HOW IS SCIENCE COMING UP WITH THESE DATES?
While we’re on the whole dating subject, guess what? Yes, that’s right - stone age implements are typically dated using carbon 14 (which we already discussed in THIS post) and / or something called K-Ar dating, which measures the loss of radioactive argon isotopes. Here’s just one of the assumptions used when dating things with K-Ar:
“The sample must have remained a closed system since the event being dated. Thus, there should have been no loss or gain of 40K or 40 Ar*, other than by radioactive decay of 40K.
“Departures from this assumption are quite common, particularly in areas of complex geological history, but such departures can provide useful information that is of value in elucidating thermal histories. A deficiency of 40Ar in a sample of a known age can indicate a full or partial melt in the thermal history of the area. Reliability in the dating of a geological feature is increased by sampling disparate areas which have been subjected to slightly different thermal histories.”
If you go look at what they say about the Stone Age dating and theory itself, there are enormous holes all over the place, disagreements, and huge statements based solely on opinion and ‘belief’ - NOT facts (other than carbon 14 and potassium-argon dating…)
So what we’re left with factually is that the Himalayas arose in the stone age of man, and that
“The transition out of the Stone Age occurred between 6000 BCE and 2500 BCE for much of humanity living in North Africa and Eurasia.”
But - people living in the Middle East were already in the so-called Bronze Age, and even the so-called Iron Age at this time, while other communities continued to live in the ‘stone age’ well into modern Victorian times.
To return to the Himalayas, De Terra found polished stone implements from the ‘neolothic’ or new stone age in the loess (see definition below) at the top of the Himalayas. This suggests very strongly that the Himalayas arose between 15,000 BCE and 2000 BCE - according to modern science’s own dating!
The Neolithic (/ˌniːəˈlɪθɪk/ ( listen)) was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 15,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of the Middle East, and later in other parts of the world and ending between 4500 and 2000 BC.
Loess, an unstratified, geologically recent deposit of silty or loamy material that is usually buff or yellowish brown in colour and is chiefly deposited by the wind.
“The highest mountains in the world are also the youngest” wrote Heim and Gansser in 1939.
Almost 80 years’ later, modern geology is still telling us that the Himalayas arose ’40-50 million years’ ago’ - ignoring every scrap of evidence to the contrary, including the fact that stone age tools and Paleolithic fossils were found at the very top of these peaks.
If you look to the mountain ranges of the Andes, you’ll find a similar story. Close to Lake Titicaca on the border of Bolivia and Peru, in 1910 explorers found a massive city - built up a mountain some 12,500 ft high.
Writing in The Incas of Peru in 1910, Sir Clemens Markham said:
“Such a region is only capable of sustaining a scanty population of hardy mountaineers and laborers.”
Yet the people who built this city and lived there in their thousands not only did all that up a very high mountain where most crops don’t even ripen, but also somehow moved a bunch of massive stones up to this peak, to build the walls of their city.
To quote Velikovsky:
“Further investigation into the topography of the Andes and the fauna of Lake Titicaca, together with a chemical analysis of this lake and others on the same plateau established that the plateau was one time at sea level, or 12, 500 ft lower than it is today….
“The last upheaval… took place in an early historical period, after the city of Tiahuanacu had been built; the lakes were dragged up, and the Altiplano and the entire chain of the Andes rose their present height.”
“perche[d] upon a tiny plateau some 13,000 ft above sea level, in an uninhabitable region of precipices, chasms and gorges.”
The huge stones that built it must have been brought “from a considerable distance… down steep slopes, across swift and turbulent rivers, and up precipitous rockfaces which hardly allow a foothold.”
Aerial photographs of the Andes show the area is riddled with old settlements and agricultural terraces - at altitudes that today are only visited, briefly, by mountain climbers.
Clearly, many mountain chains in the world are very, very young, and only attained their heights in the last few thousand years, i.e. in the modern age of man.