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By S. K. Runcorn

Continental float brings jointly inside of one quantity a dialogue of the geophysical proof in terms of horizontal events within the earth's crust in its widest experience. this isn't the time for a reappraisal of the paintings of German meteorologist Alfred Wegener, however it is was hoping that this quantity will stimulate a significant curiosity in an issue previously thought of via many earth scientists as already closed.
The booklet comprises 12 chapters and starts with a dialogue of paleomagnetic proof for continental waft and its geophysical reason. this is often by means of separate chapters on of paleoclimatic facts at the paleomagnetic latitudes given via paleomagnetism; reports of earthquake mechanism; pursuits on significant transcurrent faults; and magnetic proof for horizontal displacements within the ground of the Pacific Ocean. next chapters care for thermal convection within the earth's mantle; the speculation of convection in round shells and its software to the matter of thermal convection within the earth's mantle; mountain-building hypotheses; and investigations of the deep-sea floor.

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