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Alfred Wegener

Scientist (1-Nov-1880 — Nov-1930)


Clare Dudman. One Day the Ice Will Reveal All Its Dead. London: Sceptre. 2003. 416pp.

Johannes Georgi. Mid-ice : the story of the Wegener expedition to Greenland. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co.. 1934. 247pp.

Roger M. McCoy. Ending in Ice: The Revolutionary Idea and Tragic Expedition of Alfred Wegener. Oxford University Press. 2006. 194pp.

Christine Reinke-Kunze. Alfred Wegener: Polarforscher und Entdecker der Kontinentaldrift (Polar Explorer and Discoverer of Continental Drift). Basel, Switzerland: Birkhäuser. 1994. 188pp.

Martin Schwarzbach. Alfred Wegener und die Drift der Kontinente (Alfred Wegener: The Father of Continental Drift). Stuttgart, Germany: Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft. 1980. 159pp.

Alfred Wegener. Alfred Wegener: Tagebücher, Briefe, Erinnerungen (Diaries, Letters, Memoirs). Wiesbaden, Germany: E. Brockhaus. 1961. 156pp.

Else Wegener; Fritz Löwe. Alfred Wegeners letzte Grönlandfahrt (Alfred Wegener's Last Expedition to Greenland). Leipzig, Germany: F.A. Brockhaus. 1932. 303pp.

Lisa Yount. Alfred Wegener: Creator of the Continental Drift Theory. New York: Chelsea House. 2009. 160pp.


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