The Mighty Orinoco

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The Mighty Orinoco
Mighty Orinoco cover.jpg
Cover of the first illustrated edition.
Author Jules Verne
Original title Le Superbe Orénoque
Translator Stanford Luce
Illustrator Georges Roux
Country France
Language French
Series The Extraordinary Voyages #45
Genre Adventure novel
Publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel
Publication date
Published in English
Media type Print (Hardback)
ISBN 0-8195-6511-3
Preceded by An Antarctic Mystery
Followed by The Will of an Eccentric

The Mighty Orinoco (French: Le Superbe Orénoque) is a novel by French writer Jules Verne (1828–1905), first published in 1898 as a part of the Voyages Extraordinaires. It tells the story of young Jeanne's journey up the Orinoco River in Venezuela with her protector, Sergeant Martial, in order to find her father, Colonel de Kermor, who disappeared some years before.