"[Geologic Map]", Scherer, Heinrich
Subject: Cartographic Miscellany
Period: 1710 (published)
Publication: Atlas Novus
Color: Hand Color
13.7 x 8.7 inches
34.8 x 22.1 cm
This unusual chart shows a cross-section of the earth's interior with its magma core, which is quaintly portrayed a the location of Hell with the Devil in residence. The surface of the earth is shown with erupting volcanoes, mountains and oceans. Other diagrams flank the main engraving.