Alfred Wegener

The land was one day congregated in one alone place, in an only continent. Certain day, it was distributed by fiction and was changedded into some continents. This event was registered in the Bible by means of a birth, the birth of a called baby Pelegue (Gn 10,25). Here it is the way as the tremendous event was told: ' ' The ber had been born two children: one had for Pelegue name, inasmuch as in its days if it distributed terra' '. This event was so important that in the book of I Chronic 1,19, the same phrase is repeated.

In the eastern seniority it was costumava in accordance with to give to names to the children certain important events. It is interesting to stand out that the ber name means ' ' Unio' ' the Pelegue name means ' ' Diviso' '. A German climatologista called Alfred Wegener considered scientific evidence to support the idea that the continents one day had been together. This land only it called ' ' Pangea' '. According to it, when the Pangea if left, it was changedded, initially, in two super continents: the North that it called of Laurasia and the South that called Gondwanalndia. Alfred Lothar Wegener (1880-1930) was a proponent German meteorologista of the theory of the tectnicas plates and the continental drift. The initial formation of Wegener was made in the area of astronomy, having concluded a doutoramento in 1904 in the University of Berlin. However, always it had interest for the geophysicist and one became also interested in the emergent fields of meteorology and climatologia. In 1906 Wegener it was part of an expedition to the Gronelndia (the Gronelndia is a Danish region autonomous that the same occupies the adjacent island of name and islands, to the plaza of the northeast coast of the North America) with the objective to study the circulation of the polar air masses.

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