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Published by Royal Society in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Continents.

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Edition Notes

Statementorganized for the Royal Society by P. M. S. Blackett, Sir Edward Bullard and S. K. Runcorn.
SeriesRoyal Society of London. Philosophical transactions, no. 1088
ContributionsBullard, EdwardCrisp, Sir, 1907-1980., Runcorn, S. K., Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 323 p., A6 p. :
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19569688M

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This publication was written in during an era of heated discussions on continental drift based on an AAPG Symposium of the same topic. The problem of continental drift raised considerable and spirited discussion in geological circles. Book Description: This volume consists of papers given by geophysicists, botanists, and astronomers at a symposium on continental drift, held at the annual meeting of the Royal Society of Canada in Charlottetown in June   A powerful literary classic from one of contemporary fiction's most acclaimed and important writers, Russell Banks's Continental Drift is a masterful novel of hope lost and gained, and a gripping, indelible story of fragile lives uprooted and transformed by injustice, disappointment, and the seductions and realities of the American dream/5.   "Continental Drift" is a novel about poverty and social class, in the line of Dreiser, Steinbeck, and Carolyn Chute. Two protagonists, the struggling oil burner repairman Bob Dubois and the defenseless Haitian immigrant Vanise Dorsinville, drift gradually toward their eventual meeting off the coast of Florida/5(92).

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  HOLMES, A. Theory of Continental Drift: a Symposium on the Origin and Movement of Land Masses, both Inter-Continental and Intra-Continental, as proposed by Alfred Wegener. Nature , – Cited by: 8. Continental drift is the theory that the Earth's continents have moved over geologic time relative to each other, thus appearing to have "drifted" across the ocean bed. The speculation that continents might have 'drifted' was first put forward by Abraham Ortelius in The concept was independently and more fully developed by Alfred Wegener in , but his theory was . Publications of C. R. Scotese Return to Home Page. The following is a list of my publications on the topics of plate tectonics, paleogeography, and paleoclimatology. For more information about my Teaching and Research see my Bio Page. Research Articles in Books and Journals. The first vertebrate flying machine, Earth Sci., A symposium on continental drift was held at the Royal Society of London in which must be regarded as the official start of the acceptance of plate tectonics by the scientific community, and which abstracts are issued as Blacket, Bullard & Runcorn ().