Journey to the Centre of the Earth. Jules Verne

Journey to the Centre of the Earth. Jules Verne

‘Now, Axel,’ cried the professor enthusiastically, ‘we are going to penetrate the globe ’s bowels proper. This is the precise moment when our the journey begins. ’ Saying that with one hand he took the Ruhmkorff lamp, which was hanging around his neck. With the other, he applied the electric current to the filament of the lamp, and a brightish light chased the darkness from the tunnel. Hans carried the second lamp, which was also switched on. This ingenious application of electricity allowed us to go for a long time in artificial daylight, even through the most inflammable of gases.
‘Let’s get going!’ said my uncle.

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