Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society
Volume 19 Issue 04

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Volume 19, No. 4
Pages 178 - 181


Paleoceanographic Musings

Cheryl Lyn Dybas is a staff member in the U.S. National Science Foundation’s Office of the Director and is a marine scientist and policy analyst by training. She also writes on a freelance basis about the seas for The Washington Post, BioScience, National Wildlife, and many other publications.

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From the moment a strange Icelandic parchment is discovered in an old bookseller’s shop, to an eventual descent into the “dark hollow heart” of Earth itself, Jules Verne’s novel A Journey to the Center of the Earth is a tale of pioneering exploration of new worlds.


Dybas, C.L. 2006. Essay: Paleoceanographic musings. Oceanography 19(4):178–181, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2006.35.

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