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Wegener and the Continental Drift Hypothesis

It was the lack of a plausible mechanism that kept Wegener's colleagues from accepting his continental drift hypothesis.
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continental drift

continental drift

Early 20th century hypothesis, made by Alfred Wegener, that the continents move about on Earth's surface.

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