The Adventures of Three Englishmen and Three Russians in South Africa

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The Adventures of Three Russians and Three Englishmen in South Africa
'The Adventures of Three Englishmen and Three Russians in South Africa' by Jules Férat 01.jpg
Author Jules Verne
Original title Aventures de trois Russes et de trois Anglais dans l'Afrique australe
Translator Nancy Bell
Illustrator Jules Férat
Country France
Language French
Series The Extraordinary Voyages #9
Genre Adventure novel
Publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel
Publication date
1872
Published in English
1872
Media type Print (Hardback)
ISBN ISBN 1-410-10028-6 (2002 edition)
Preceded by A Floating City
Followed by The Fur Country

The Adventures of Three Russians and Three Englishmen in South Africa (French: Aventures de trois Russes et de trois Anglais dans l'Afrique australe) is a novel by Jules Verne published in 1872.

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Three Russian and three English scientists depart to South Africa to measure the 24th meridian east. As their mission is proceeding, the Crimean war breaks out, and the members of the expedition find themselves citizens of enemy countries. This novel can be found under alternate titles such as "Adventures in the Land of the Behemoth," "Measuring a Meridian" and "Meridiana or Adventures in South Africa."

Map of Southern Africa by Jules Férat.

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