Wibble: What a naïve and very odd statement
so all I mean is that sandstone or limestone or chalk or charcoal, is usually pretty similar in it's characteristics spreading globally or for great distance so the layers of different rock are expected from catastrophe if we find the cause of each rock. When we find great depositions of chalk stretched across the world, I think that doesn't really express any millions-of-years accumulation, if we look at today's processes. All you need to explain it is the cause that would make such rock.
With coal, log-mats have been shown to cause the strange nature of coal but the swamp-theory isn't born out when we examine charcoal, as we see different effects, but log-mats have shown to cause the exact same effect, which was proved at Mt St Helens. In coal we see bark, shredded bark to a massive degree, which happens when you get log mats and the friction from the logs literally tares of great masses of bark. You don't see that in the evo-swamp theory but rather the creation of root-infested peat with different type of texture. We also see in coal, the depositions WITHIN coal, of shale rock (mud), which can't be explained by the peat-swamp story as where would inundations of different rock come from? They had to be deposited.
What you really need to get these rock types, is tremendous pressure. Water pressure will do it. And it was a lush world, pre-flood. Our world today is basically a desert compared to the pre-flood super continent.
The speed with which suspensions not only of sand, but also of argillaceous materials, could settle during formation of the coal measures is exemplified by the casts of lycopod tree trunks that occur in an erect position. Examples are known with lengths of up to 12 m (about 40 ft).28,29 The authors describing them admit that it was difficult to avoid the conclusion that the rate of sedimentation around these stems must have been high indeed. Considering the relatively flimsy anatomy of these hollow stems it can hardly be assumed that dead specimens stood out in a ‘drowning forest’ through years or decades. Their burial in mud or sand is more likely to have been accomplished in hours or perhaps days.