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In the Heart of the Sea

A guide to the Summer 2015 common reading

Lost in the South Pacific

The islands in the South Pacific were still unfamiliar to Nantucket whalers when the Essex set sail.

The Voyage

The Essex visited the Galapagos Islands before heading to the new Offshore Ground.

The Island

The crew of the Essex spent some time on Henderson Island.

California State University Maritime Academy

Cal Maritime Library
200 Maritime Academy Drive
Vallejo, CA 94590 
707-654-1090

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