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sized ones in the moon, a crater in which a county might be sunk quite comfortably. The crater wall ran around in a series of magnificent precipices, mostly cloud-capped. For a tide of white fog kept surging over them and on the lip one saw numerous cataracts, while plumes of white smoke trailed up above the columns of spray. I have never seen what is called inanimate nature so vividly animated.
" 'You see, of course,' said his Highness, `that the peculiar effect we have here is due to the coming together of a number of rare factors. This place is still very active volcanically. The ground is warm in many places and, as you felt in the pool in which we thought it might do you good to bathe, many warm mineral springs break out.' We gazed round the huge hollow. It was clear that the well-known richness of volcanic soil was having its effect. Long groves of trees, hung thickly with vines, gave the place an almost tropical look. And as we gazed downward at the heart of these groves, I could see a considerable expanse of water.
" `That is the central crater lake,' the Penguin remarked to me. `All the waters drain into it. We have never sounded it. Where they go to, no one knows.'
" `Why don't you sound it?' I asked casually.
" `Because we are interested in other explorations.'
" `What?' I went on asking, `what other explorations?' I had gathered they were uninterested in the rest of the world.
" `I think that first you should see all there is to see before hearing all we can tell you: It wasn't a rebuff; it was only a direction.
" `First I think I ought to tell you,' he continued, `a little about our climate. A moment ago I said that this was the

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