Thomas Burnet - fig 3 to Sacred Theory of the Earth
Burnet's "general idea" of the primeval Earth: "Because it pleaseth more, and makes a greater impression on us, to see things represented to the Eye, than to read their description in words, we have ventur'd to give a model of the Primaeval Earth, with its Zones or greater Climates, and the general order and tracts of its Rivers ..."
Isaac Newton, William Whiston, John Keill
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