Four Centuries of Mapping the Subterranean World

Click Here to Read:   Four Centuries of Mapping the Subterranean World: Boston Public Library’s Leventhal Map Center is exhibiting maps of volcanoes, catacombs, mines, subways, sewage systems, and other underground cartography by Allison Meier on the HyperAllergic website on November 20, 2017.

Tabula Rogeriana, 1154: Date 1300 (French) or 1486 (Bodleian) copy of a 1154 original Source Konrad Miller’s collage of the Bodleian MS. Pococke 375 or possibly another based on the French National Library’s MS. Arabe 2221 Author: Al-Idrisi. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

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