scientificillustration
humanoidhistory:

A vintage look inside the Earth from 1953’s World Geo-graphic Atlas, edited and designed by Herbert Bayer, published for Containter Corporation of America. Original caption reads: “Outer crust of sedimentary layers and solidified granites 30 miles dep. At 40 miles, maybe layer of basaltic glass. Various layers with abrupt structural changes follow. Core of about 2,000 miles radius, assumed to be of molten metallic iron. All global concepts are still weighed by hypothesis.” (David Rumsey Map Collection)

humanoidhistory:

A vintage look inside the Earth from 1953’s World Geo-graphic Atlas, edited and designed by Herbert Bayer, published for Containter Corporation of America. Original caption reads: “Outer crust of sedimentary layers and solidified granites 30 miles dep. At 40 miles, maybe layer of basaltic glass. Various layers with abrupt structural changes follow. Core of about 2,000 miles radius, assumed to be of molten metallic iron. All global concepts are still weighed by hypothesis.” (David Rumsey Map Collection)