Scattered across the oceans was a single continent billions of years ago.
This theory of the origin of the continent was put forward by Antonia Snyder Palgrini (1858). It was later defined in detail by the German scientist Alfred Wagner.
But he could not justify why the continents were so divided.
Science at that time had not developed enough to prove them.
With that, Wegner’s
No one took the theory at face value.
Finally, with the discovery of the concept of seafloor spreading by Harry Hammond Hess in 1962 and the discovery of evidence in 1963 by scientists FJ Wine and DH Mathews, it became clear to the world that continents are always moving.