The assumption that weathering is principally the result of precipitation may not be correct.
Additional sources of weathering have been identified including: dew, groundwater, and even the Nile River.
Rather than the sole product of precipitation weathering appears to be the result of a sporadic interaction of various processes; thus it cannot to be used to estimate the age of the Sphinx. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, San Diego, October 1991, v. Permission is hereby granted to the author(s) of this abstract to reproduce and distribute it freely, for noncommercial purposes.
Schoch and West suggested that weathering is principally the product of precipitation.
Box 2622, Madison, WI 53701-2622, [email protected] 4,500 year old Great Sphinx in Egypt exhibits a degree of weathering not seen elsewhere on the Giza Plateau.
Forgotten Civilization distills all that has happened since into a simple conclusion: that solar activity ended the last cycle of high culture and may destroy ours in turn.
Schoch is no scaremonger, no hawker of a pet theory.