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Why would many scientists not accept the hypothesis of continental drift?

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All grand theories are hard to believe at first because they do not necessarily fit into conventional thought of the time. It takes time for new experiments to be thought up of based on the hypothesis and for them to be run. Often times the technology to support these experiments have not been invented yet.
This was harder to prove because it was not easily visible.
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How many scientists accept Alfred wegener's continental drift theory?

Alfred Wegener's continental drift theory has subsequently been honed by scientific discoveries to the more all-inclusive plate tectonic theory which is generally accepted by

Why was wegener's continental drift hypothesis not widely accepted?

Wegner's theory was not accepted, as he was a geologist, so outsiders didn't believe him. Also, at the time, they had no evidence that the continents were or even possibly cou