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Pacific Vortex Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

The Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean, in and around Hawaii, is the site of the location of the Pacific Vortex and the scene for the action of the novel. The area known as the Pacific Vortex is another Bermuda Triangle in that it is the locale of the strange disappearances of many ships. It turns out that the search area is not the sight of the ships graveyard; that is found to be in the opposite direction where the entrance to the sunken island of Kanoli is located.

Kaena Point Beach

The novel begins and ends on this beach. This is the beach where a sunbathing, vacationing Dirk Pitt is relaxing when he spots the canister bobbing around in the water and swims out to see what it is, which begins all of the action of the novel. This beach is the scene of the brief epilogue where...

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