A new forerunner for continental drift

  title={A new forerunner for continental drift},
  author={James S. Romm},
Abraham Ortelius suggested the basic elements of the continental drift theory in 1596, thus antedating by more than 150 years other writers credited with early fomulations of the theory. 
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