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James Hutton did what? developed the concept of plate tectonics, based his theories on the neptunist view of crust formation, developed the theories of erosion and deposition, was the founder of the
plutonist theory of crust formation
James Hutton was a Scottish physician, geologist, naturalist, chemical manufacturer and experimental agriculturalist. He is considered the father of modern geology. [ His theories of geology and geologic time, also called deep time, came to be included in theories which were called plutonism and uniformitarianism. ]
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