Processes affecting radiometric dating techniques
Formation of an orogen is accomplished in part by the tectonic processes of subduction (where a continent rides forcefully over an oceanic plate (noncollisional orogens)) or convergence of two or more continents (collisional orogens)., "to bend like a bow") structures, known as orogenic belts.
Others allege that the Bible simply does not speak to this matter.
And make no mistake about it, the lust for time is paramount in the Darwinian scenario of origins. Robert Jastrow, one of America’s more popular scientists, says: “The key to Darwin’s explanation is time, and the passage of many generations” (1977, 112; emphasis added).
The late George Wald of Harvard University was bolder yet: “[T]ime itself performs the miracles” (1954, 48).
The term can also be applied to larger groups of organisms, as in "the adaptive radiation of mammals." adaptive strategies: A mode of coping with competition or environmental conditions on an evolutionary time scale.
Species adapt when succeeding generations emphasize beneficial characteristics.