Continental drift Summary

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Encyclopedia Articles (5)

1,800 words, approx. 7 pages
Continental Drift If you have ever looked at a map of the Atlantic Ocean, you have probably noticed that the coastlines of Africa and South America seem to fit together like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle.... Read more
1,451 words, approx. 5 pages
Alfred Wegener Introduces the Concept of Continental Drift Overview The theory of continental drift holds that the great landmasses are slowly moving, and have done so continually over the long span o... Read more
540 words, approx. 2 pages
Continental Drift Theory Continental drift, in the context of the modern theory of plate tectonics, is explained by the movement of lithospheric plates over the asthenosphere (the molten, ductile, upp... Read more
581 words, approx. 2 pages
Continental Drift Early scientists never seriously questioned the stability of the earth's continents until 1620, when the famous philosopher Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626) pointed out that the Atlanti... Read more
582 words, approx. 2 pages
Continental Drift Early scientists never seriously questioned the stability of the earth's continents until 1620, when the famous philosopher Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626) pointed out that the Atlanti... Read more