Alfred Wegener's Theory of Continental Drift

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Alfred Wegener proposed the theory of continental drift at the beginning of the 20th century. His idea was that the Earth's continents were once joined together, in one super-continent called called 'Pangea', but it gradually moved apart over millions of years. This movement is very, very slow – a few centimetres every year. This means that the continents have changed their positions over millions of


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