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Oceanic Fracture Zones and Ice Sheets

The evidence for super storm ice sheet formation may be present within the fracture zones of the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.  According to my theory of super storm development, a massive hurricane ejects so much heat from the Earth that it liquefies the upper atmosphere, causing massive amounts of ice to suddenly build up in a matter of weeks.  If this theory is true then the massive weight of the ice would push down on the Earth, possibly causing the crust to bow down a half mile or more at the location where the ice mountain forms.

In the Younger Dryas it appears that the ice mountain had formed over Labrador, Canada.  Using a Replogle 12" diameter bathymetric globe I have photographed North America and highlighted the fracture zones in red.

The light green circle in the photo represents the general area where the ice mountain formed during the Younger Dryas event.  The dark blue line represents fracture in the continent which formed the St. Lawrence River.  When the ice mountain formed the ice flowed toward the equator due to centripetal force.  The weight of the ice flow buckled the earth downward, forming a valley.

The more or less parallel red lines along the Mid Atlantic Ridge are actual fracture locations.  Simultaneously, over the Norwegian Sea, another ice mountain built up during the Younger Dryas.  The Norwegian ice mountain and the Labrador ice mountain pushing down in their respective locations would pinch the Earth, causing this particular section of the Mid Atlantic Ridge to rise and causing the parallel fractures.

The long red fracture running from Baffin Bay to the Newfoundland Basin is where the Earth's crust was torn from the sudden accumulation of ice.  The Earth turns from west to east; the extra mass would tend to pull Canada away from Greenland.

The shorter red lines just off the East Coast of North America are more or less radially aligned with the central location of the ice mountain.  If I can find maps detailing the fault lines and fractures within Eastern Canada and the Eastern United States, I'm sure they would further confirm the sudden presence of an ice mountain over Labrador.

The light blue circle represents the location where I hypothesize a massive ice mountain, even greater in size than the ice mountains of the past 100.000 years, formed about 65 to 40 million years ago.  This particular event may have been initiated by a massive ice comet that hit the Earth and caused the extinction of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago.  The impact of the ice comet into the Gulf of Mexico would have weakened the Earth's crust.  The ensuing super storm caused by the rapid heating of ocean waters and the massive infusion of hot water vapor into the air would have created a mountain of ice over what is now Hudson Bay and would have reached clear up to the clouds.  The excessive weight on the North American continent would have buckled the plate and caused the Rocky Mountains to form along the light blue line.

When the super storm of the Younger Dryas event produced an ice mountain over Labrador, Canada, the weight on the crust would have caused the crust at the equator to bulge out.  The reason the equator would bulge, as opposed to the North Pole, is because of the centripetal force at the equator due to the Earth's spin.  

The photo to the right is a view of North and South America and shows the key features supporting a "bulged Earth" theory.

Once again the light green circles are the central locations of the ice mountains.  The small circle is the location where the Cordellian Ice Sheet began and the large green circle is where the Laurentide Ice Sheet began.  The purple circle illustrates the area where most of the ice mass was located.

The blue circle represents the area of the planet that bulged outward when the ice mountains pushed down on Eastern Canada.  The red lines highlight the locations of major crustal fractures in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.  Notice the "stretched surface" pattern the red lines make.  Some of the deepest trenches in all the oceans occur in the Caribbean.  The fractures off the coast of Peru and Chile resulted in significant volcanic activity at some point during the history of this bulged Earth phenomenon.

The yellow circle represents the ancient kingdom of Atlantis as told by Plato.  Recent discoveries have found ancient cities off the coast of Cuba, Hispaniola, Bimini, and other islands.  There are caves on Cuba with ancient drawings, possibly related to these ancient cities.  The cities of Atlantis are covered by about 300 feet of water and most of them existed between 15ºN and 25ºN latitude.  According to the legends, Atlantis existed about 11,500 years ago.  Other ancient cities existing 15ºN and 30ºN latitude have recently been found in Japan and India, while ancient Sumeria also existed at that time.

As the ice mountain in Eastern Canada pushes in on the Earth, the crust rises around the equator, pushing up South America's Amazon Basin.  In addition to the South American continent rising, the ocean floors on either side of South America also rise.  This causes the ocean water from the equator to migrate both north and south and particularly to about 15º to 30º latitude either side of the equator, thus flooding the ancient cities.

Venezuela Fault System (USGS)

The fault system throughout Venezuela looks exactly like what is expected for this type of tectonic activity.  The fault system arcs around a region right under the equator.  The arc continues into Columbia.

Unlike most theories, the super storm theory answers more questions than it raises.  The super storm theory clearly explains the known seismic and volcanic observations we see today.  The ice mountains explain the buckling of the St. Lawrence River valley and the New Madrid Fault system.    Also explained are the existence of many fractures in the oceans' floors and many of the fault systems throughout North, Central and South America.  The super storm theory could also explain the birth of the Rocky Mountains and the formation of Hudson Bay.  The super storm theory also ties in seamlessly with the legends of Atlantis as told by Plato.  There are likely many other mysteries the super storm theory will solve as more scientists become familiar with it and extend its cause and effect relationship with planet Earth.

Of particular interest is the implication of what this theory means to us today.  If the Earth had been pushed in in Eastern Canada and bulged out in South America due to the sudden appearance of ice, then what happens now that the ice has just melted?  We have already seen major earthquakes along the New Madrid Fault in the United States and large earthquakes have also occurred in Southeastern Canada.  This indicates the Earth's crust is rebounding upward where the ice was.  

But there is also increased volcanic and seismic activity in the Caribbean.  With the ice sheet's meltwater returning to its place along the equator, and adding weight, wouldn't South America tend to pop back down?  Or has it already popped back down over hundreds of years of seismic activity?

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