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Use for questions about Jules Verne's 1870 novel "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea".

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What was this incident in the Indian ocean?

In 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, chapter 21 (Aegri Somnia), the first officer mentions something while taking bearings which causes captain Nemo to appear and scan the horizon. Professor Aronnax, ...
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Where was the Nautilus built?

Does Jules Verne ever say where the Nautilus was built or constructed? Maybe in another book that I have not read the location is stated.
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Is the identity of the ship destroyed by Capt. Nemo towards the end of 20k Leagues Under the Sea ever revealed?

Towards the end of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, the Nautilus first toys with, and then later completely destroys, a large steam warship from an unknown authority. Is the identity of this ship's ...
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Ned Land: "fabulous comets crossing outer space"

In Jules Verne's Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, we are introduced to Ned Land as he is talking with professor Aronnax, and he says this: "That's just where you're mistaken, professor," Ned ...