Theory of Plate Tectonics
Written by: Abby Sullens And Molly Mauldin
2.1904- Wegener received his doctoral degree.
3.1906- A Danish expedition invited Wegener to join as the chief meteorologist.
4.1912- Wegener proposed a theory that all of earths land was once combined to form a super-continent.
5. 1914- While Wegner was recovering from a World War I wound, he wrote a book about the theory of continental drift.
6. 1928- American Association of Petroleum Geologists invited Wegner to present his theory in New York.
7. 1930- Wegner returned to Greenland for his fourth visit. While there, he was caught in a blizzard and died.
2. They found matching fossils of plants and animals along both coasts.
3. Mountain belts on both coasts match.
4. Evidence of ancient climates show that landmasses were once in different place.
5. Wegener believed Greenland was drifting farther away from Europe because his longitudinal location data didn't match earlier expeditions.