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February 13 - Identical fossils(both plants and animals in...

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GEO 1401 Test 1 February 13, 2008 Theory of Centennial Drift Alfred Wegener- 1880-1930, invented theory. German meteorologist. Became famous for his theory of continental drift in 1912 (theory was not accepted when he died o Evidence supporting continental drift: Shapes match Continental shelves match
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Unformatted text preview: Identical fossils (both plants and animals) in rocks that are now separated by oceans Mountain belts match The age of the rocks match Glaciated areas match Ice flow directions match o Pangaea- super continent o Lateral movement of continents through the sea floor destroyed Pangaea...
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