4.3 Drifting Continents. 9/7/06. I. The Theory of Continental Drift. A. Alfred Wegener, German scientist formed a hypothesis on Earth’s continents. B. Wegener’s hypothesis was that all the continents had once been joined together in a single landmass and have since drifted apart.
Mountain ranges in South Africa lined up with a range in South America.
Fossils are any trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock.
Mesosaurus and Lystrosaurus fossils have been found in Africa and South America.
Glaciers were found in South America, Africa, India, Australia, Antarctica