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We·ge·ner(vā′gə-nər), Alfred Lothar 1880-1930.
German geophysicist, meteorologist, and explorer who proposed the theory of continental drift. He posited the existence of the supercontinent Pangaea in his book The Origin of Continents and Oceans (1915).
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(Biography) Alfred (ˈalfreːt). 1880–1930, German meteorologist: regarded as the originator of the theory of continental drift
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We•ge•ner(ˈveɪ gə nər)
Alfred Lothar, 1880–1930, German meteorologist and geophysicist.
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