Tag Archives: Alfred Wegener

1912: Alfred Wegener and the Theory of Continental Drift

Alfred Wegener's theory of continental drift, initially met with skepticism, fundamentally changed geology with the later discovery of tectonic plates

c. 300 Million BCE: Pangea – The Ancient Supercontinent

Delves into the formation of Pangea, the ancient supercontinent, over 300 million years ago, through a series of continent-continent collisions, highlighting the concept of continental drift proposed by Alfred Wegener and supporting evidence from fossils [...]