Die Entstehung der Kontinente

  title={Die Entstehung der Kontinente},
  author={Alfred Wegener},
  journal={Geologische Rundschau},
  • A. Wegener
  • Published 1 July 1912
  • Geology
  • Geologische Rundschau

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