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- Alfred Wegener : (1880–1930) German geologist, meteorologist and polar explorer who developed the theory of continental drift.
- Asia : The largest continent in both land area (with 30% of Earth's land area) and population (with 4 billion people, or 60% of Earth's population).
- Basalt : A common extrusive volcanic rock.
- Biogeography : The study of patterns of species distribution and the processes that result in such patterns.
- Climate : The overall weather pattern for an extended period for any defined geographical location which may be over any size of area up to and including the entire Earth.
- Continent : An extended part of the Earth's crust that extends above sea level.
- Earthquake : Sudden motion or trembling of Earth, which results from shock waves generated by the elastic movement of rock masses deep within the Earth, particularly near boundaries of tectonic plates.
- India : Republic in South Asia; the world's largest democracy. Borders Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, China, Nepal, Pakistan
- Mars (planet) : The fourth planet from the Sun in our solar system; named after the Roman god of war; also known as the "Red Planet".
- Mountain : An elevated area of a planet or moon, rapidly rising to high altitude.
- Pseudoscience : Any theory, or system of theories, that is deceptively claimed to be scientific.
- Solar system : The sun and the planets orbiting it.
- Venus (planet) : The second planet from the Sun in our solar system; named after the Roman goddess of love.