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Wandering Continents: Evolution of the Atlantic Ocean

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19:30 – 21:00 22 Nov 2017
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EEG089, University of Worcester St Johns Campus, Worcester, WR2 6AJ

Speakers: Professor Brian Williams, Emeritus Professor of Petroleum Geology, University of Aberdeen

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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Organised by: Hereford and Worcester Centre
Contact details: J E Beale 07801365204 john.beale@physics.org
Dr A C Smith 01684 569503 alancsmith@physics.org

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EEG089, University of Worcester St Johns Campus, Worcester, WR2 6AJ
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19:30 – 21:00 22 Nov 2017
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