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Die Ebbe und Fluth auss einer flaschen Landt Karten furgestelt

G201:1/45
Charts and maps

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Collection Charts and maps, Loose maps and charts: general collection
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Object ID G201:1/45
Description Single sheet cylindrical projection world map. This illustration from Happel's book 'Relationes Curiosae' is an important early representation of oceanographic phenomena. It illustrates Kircher's idea that there are chasms in the depths of the sea into which the water flows, then percolates through the earth and up to the tops of mountains.
Date made 1675

Artist/Maker Happel, Eberhard Werner
Place made Ulm
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements Printed area 20.5 x 29cm, on sheet 23 x 33.5cm.
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  • Die Ebbe und Fluth auss einer flaschen Landt Karten furgestelt (G201:1/45)
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