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Abraham ortelius

He was the first to publish the first world atlas. His work was important because he published the first world atlas in 42 editions so everyone would understand it.

james hutton

James Hutton's theory was that he thought that the earth had been created 6,000 years earlier. His hypothesis was that he studied rocks to try and understand earth. His evidence was that he studied rocks to notice things that happened like erosion or many things being shaped. His work was important because he studied rocks thickness. James Hutton was also known as the founder of modern geology. Citation:Abraham ortelius.com

alfred wegener

alfred wegener

Alfred wegener's hypothesis was that he thought that the continents could fit together like a puzzle. His theory was that it was all the continents were all one big super continent. Citation:http://www.lbs.org/wgbh/aso/entries.

Harry hess

Harries hypothesis was that he studied minerals. The reason was that it taut people about plate tectonics. Citation:http://www.lbs.org.

dan mckenzie

His theory was that the world was whole. The reason he is important is because his work helped the world. Citation:www.algebra4children.com