Alfred 1 Wegener (1880-1930) was a German meteorologist who picked up an interest in geology.
He wondered why some continents like Africa and South America fit together almost like a key?
He began to wonder: do continents move?
In Victorian times such an idea seemed ludicrous as every good Christian fundamentalist knew that the world was 10,000 years old.
Anyone who might suggest processes like Wegener s or his contemporary James Hutton that to