Professor Brian Williams, Emeritus Professor of Petroleum Geology, University of Aberdeen
Synopsis: Early ideas on ‘continental drift’ were met with great scepticism. However, the evidence from Africa, South America and Australia (and the Atlantic Ocean) ultimately provided a compelling argument for what would become the unifying concept for Planet Earth – Plate Tectonics.
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