SACRED THEORY: SCIENCE OF THE FLOOD IN 1681
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Telluris theoria sacra
by Thomas Burnet
...in which he takes on the geography of the flood and paradise.
Even Newton, who corresponded with Burnet, went to great lengths to correlate the universal flood with other texts from antiquity, reading Ovid and Herodotus and the likes in Chronology of the First Greeks.