Time line for scientist
James Hutton 1726-1797
In the 1760's he believed that the earth was permanently being formed by layers of rocks and sand stones at siccar. Witch he went into the sedmentary rocks and saw evidence of substance of fire and heat. This was helping us understanding the procces such as erosion and sedmentar in presents day. " James Hutton is also known as the founder of modern geology.
Alfred Wegener 1880-1930
In 1912 was that's the continents had once been joined, and our time and drifted apart because there were some fossils of the same speaceas found in different locations all over the world . This caused him to lay out the foundation for the other scientists that's found him. Alfred Wegener was a meteorology ( a scientist who studies weather) before he became a geologists.