This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
H.M.S. Lydia - An English three-masted frigate with 36 guns.
Natividad - A Spanish warship with fifty guns and two gun decks.
Nicaragua's Pacific Coast - The coast along which Lydia sails for most of the novel, characterized by stinking, smoking volcanoes.
Gulf of Fonseca - A large and important gulf on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua and the first landfall of Lydia after a seven-month voyage.
Coiba - The largest island in Central America.
Cape Horn - The southernmost tip of the South American continent.
Futtock-Shrouds and the Lubber's...
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