If the Earth is flat why are there moutains?
- Thomas ELv 610 months ago
The Earth is more smooth and spherical than a billiard ball of the same size. The reason we can detect mountains is that we are so tiny in relation to the overall size of the Earth. As an aside, the tallest point on Mt. Everest is some junk leftover by mountaineers.
- ob1knobLv 710 months ago
Mountains are not proof that the Earth is flat or spherical.
Mountains could be raised by tectonics or volcanos above a flat Earth as well.
- CarolOklaLv 710 months ago
Continental drift and plate tectonics are why mountains exist. Earth is,NOT flat. Earth is very slightly oblate spheroid.
- Bill-MLv 710 months ago
The Earth is NOT Flat.
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- 10 months ago
The Earth is not flat. There are mountains because of tectonic plate movement.
- Anonymous10 months ago
The earth is a sphere.
Then the Lord spoke out of the storm. He said:
“Who is this that obscures my plans
with words without knowledge?
Brace yourself like a man;
I will question you,
and you shall answer me.
“Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation?
Tell me, if you understand.
Who marked off its dimensions? Surely you know!
Who stretched a measuring line across it?
On what were its footings set,
or who laid its cornerstone—
while the morning stars sang together
and all the angels a shouted for joy?
“Who shut up the sea behind doors
when it burst forth from the womb,
when I made the clouds its garment
and wrapped it in thick darkness,
when I fixed limits for it
and set its doors and bars in place,
when I said, ‘This far you may come and no farther;
here is where your proud waves halt’?
"Have you ever given orders to the morning,
or shown the dawn its place,
that it might take the earth by the edges
and shake the wicked out of it?
The earth takes shape like clay under a seal;
its features stand out like those of a garment.
The wicked are denied their light,
and their upraised arm is broken.
“Have you journeyed to the springs of the sea
or walked in the recesses of the deep?
Have the gates of death been shown to you?
Have you seen the gates of the deepest darkness?
Have you comprehended the vast expanses of the earth?
Tell me, if you know all this.
“What is the way to the abode of light?
And where does darkness reside?
Can you take them to their places?
Do you know the paths to their dwellings?
Surely you know, for you were already born!
You have lived so many years!"
The Life Force that created the galaxies also made the land, and He is the one who formed the mountains. Therefore fear Him, for this is the very beginning of knowledge.
- 10 months ago
The earth ks not flat