Journey to the Center of the Earth
Jules Verne, Edward A. Wilson, Isaac Asimov
(Heritage Press, March 15, 1966)
Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne, is a science fiction novel written in 1864. The story involves German professor Otto Lidenbrock who believes there are volcanic tubes going toward the center of the Earth. He, his nephew Axel, and their guide Hans descend into the Icelandic volcano Snæfellsjökull, encountering many adventures, including prehistoric animals and natural hazards, before eventually coming to the surface again in southern Italy, at the Stromboli volcano.