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While geological research during the sixties had shed new light into the theory, it was J. Tuzo Wilson's proposal of a mechanism for continental drift what led to widespread acceptance of the theory. Proposing a feasible mechanism was something Wegener himself had failed to do, he had only proposed some evidence (complementary Coastlines and fossil distributions across continents.) and falsified mechanisms (like Earth's centrifugal pseudoforce).

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Q: Why was Wegener's Theory of Continental Drift accepted?
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