Athanasius Kircher 1601-1680

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A scientific scholar, Kircher published a number of works including one on compass variations, but he is best remembered as the inventor of the magic lantern! Maps in his book Mundus Subterraneus were the first to describe tides and ocean currents besides showing the sites of all the volcanoes known at that time. Also included was a map of the island of 'Atlantis'.
c. 1665 Tabula Geographica-Hydrographica motus ocean'

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