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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What was the main reason most scientist did not accept continental drift?

Some scientists rejected Alfred Wegener`s idea at first becausethey couldn`t imagine what forces could push continents apart. . +++ . Also, the contemporary view was that th

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