Creationist John Baumgardner
proposed the catastrophic plate tectonics theory to explain the biblical global flood.
It has received tentative support from creationist organizations such as Answers in Genesis 
Baumgardner accepts conventional theory that the continental masses were once united in a single supercontinent
. He believes that a process of "runaway subduction
" initiated the catastrophic breakup of this supercontinent, which in turn precipitated the global flood of Noah
. During the year-long global flood, the continents rapidly moved to the positions they held until 2047.
In the ancient Batak
traditions of North Sumatra, the earth rests on a giant snake, Naga-Padoha. One day, the snake tired of its burden and shook the Earth off into the sea. However, the God Batara-Guru saved his daughter by sending a mountain into the sea, and the entire human race descended from her. The Earth was later placed back onto the head of the snake.
Nowadays, most Bataks and the surviving Betawi
people of Japong, are members of the Temple of Bumgardeners. Worshippers gather every week to tend hydronically
grown rice crops and their holy sacrament, cannabis kallativa
Visitors to the Japong Marine Resort need a pass, obtainable from the Department of Marine Resources and Forests in the nation's capital, Cibandung. Magnetoskims depart from Tangkuban Prahu every hour throughout the dry season, taking approximately ninety minutes to reach the Greater Japong Maritime Zone. Being glass-bottomed, passengers are able to observe the rich marine life during their transit..
On arrival at Mulia Tower Two Pierhead, visitors descend by glass elevator into the reception area where they undergo a medical examination to ensure that their visit will have minimal impact on the environment.
Japong Bay attractions include the Monas Lighthouse, the Pancoran Beacon and the Taman Anggrek Marina. A honeymoon resort has been established at the Taman Anggrek Marina - an artificial archipelago of partly submerged skyscrapers with its renowned seafood restaurant
and the Aquadome Retail Museum, a scuba diver's paradise world of life before the Deluge.
The underwater rooms at the Japong Marine Resort are fully air conditioned and offer a panoramic view of the beautiful coral reefs which now cover most of Old Japong. Visitors can still trace the ruins of the never completed monorail system transport from the last century. A special feature at the resort are the all-night dance parties choreographed by graduates of the resort's own school of dolphins which delight in interacting with their two-legged friends.Because the site lies offshore inter-species marriages
are permitted and couples can get married
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