Alfred Lothar Wegener


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Alfred Lothar Wegener: Wladimir Koppen
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Alfred Lothar Wegener - German geophysicist who proposed the theory of continental drift (1880-1930)Alfred Lothar Wegener - German geophysicist who proposed the theory of continental drift (1880-1930)
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Alfred Lothar Wegener propuso la teoria de la deriva continental en 1912.
Alfred Lothar Wegener (1880-1930; Figura 1) nacio en Berlin.
In 1912 the German geologist Alfred Lothar Wegener (1880-1930) proposed that Africa and South America had indeed once formed a single landmass, which had broken in two, and that the two parts had then moved apart in a sort of continental drift.