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Jules Verne: Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (Extraordinary Voyages, #6) (2002) 5 stars

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas (French: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers) is a …

Leaving Old Bahama Channel, which is fourteen leagues wide by 350 meters deep, the Gulf Stream moves at the rate of eight kilometers per hour. Its speed steadily decreases as it advances northward, and we must pray that this steadiness continues, because, as experts agree, if its speed and direction were to change, the climates of Europe would undergo disturbances whose consequences are incalculable.

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