Scientists Of The Continental Drift

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    Scientists Of The Continental Drift

  • Frank Bursley Taylor (1860-1938)

    Proposed his theory of continental collision
  • Alfred Wegener (1880-1930)

    Proposed his idea for continental drift, the first ever of its kind
  • Arthur Holmes (1890-1965)

    Proposes his theory for the mechanism behind continental drift
  • Harry Hess (1906-1969) and Robert Dietz (1914-1995)

    Published a paper, 'History of the Ocean Basins', with their findings
  • Fredrick Vine (born 1939) and Drummond Matthews (1931-1997)

    Published a nature paper with their findings titled, ‘Magnetic anomalies over oceanic ridges’