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Record #96038:

Alfred Wegener (1880-1930), une vie au service de la science / Jacques Geyssant.

Title: Alfred Wegener (1880-1930), une vie au service de la science / Jacques Geyssant.
Translated title: Alfred Wegener (1880-1930), a life at devoted to science.
Author(s): Geyssant, Jacques.
Date: 1988.
Language: French.
In: Inter-Nord. (1988.), Vol. 18 (1988)
Abstract: Alfred Wegener, German meteorologist and geophysicist, was addicted to science and adventure. He was one of first to cross Greenland icecap. He died on his fourth expedition there in 1930. His theory of continental drift, first set out in 1912 is first multi-disciplinary approach to Earth history. It was resoundingly confirmed fifty years later with Plate Tectonics theory.
Notes:

Inter-Nord. Vol. 18 :131-136 (1988).

English abstract p.131.

Keywords: 551.41 -- Reconstruction of ancient landmasses.
551.8 -- Palaeogeography.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1906-08 Mylius-Erichsen.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1930-31 Wegener.
X -- Biographies and obituaries.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*38) -- Greenland.
SPRI record no.: 96038

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