Toit Quotes (1 quote)
In [1950 in] South Africa all the geologists were disciples of Alfred Wegener and A. L. du Toit, and were anxious to correct my failure to accept continental drift, but I remained inflexible for another nine years.
Recalling his reluctance to accept the ideas of continental drift. As quoted, without citation, in G. D. Garland, 'John Tuzo Wilson', Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society (Nov 1995), 41, 544. This quote’s relevance is to contrast with his later writing (1962), quoted on this webpage beginning, “…continent blocks can join and rift at random…”.