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Support Is Drying Up for Noah's Flood Filling the Black Sea

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Science  17 Aug 2007:
Vol. 317, Issue 5840, pp. 886
DOI: 10.1126/science.317.5840.886

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In 1997, two marine geologists proposed geologic evidence for a catastrophic Black Sea flood 8400 years ago inspiring the biblical story of Noah's flood. Now, a torrent of new research is coming down hard on any Black Sea flood.