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Modern Day Noah Ark Opens in the Netherlands

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A faithful reproduction of Noah’s ark, using the dimensions in The Bible, has just opened to the public in The Netherlands.  It was constructed by the Dutch creationist and millionaire building contractor Johan Huibers, after he dreamt that Holland would be flooded once again.  He used the ancient measurement of the cubit – the length of a man’s arm from the elbow to the fingertips – to build the craft according to Biblical proportions. Read full story here from Sky News

The boat was constructed by welding the metal hulls of several old barges together and then using Scandinavian pine for the skin.


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