Describe the horses in Journey to the Center of the Earth.

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The horses in Journey to the Center of the Earth are described as “small but vigorous.” They are Icelandic horses and built for the difficult and rugged terrain that Otto Lidenbrock, along with his nephew, Axel Lidenbrock, choose to cross on their journey to find the center of the earth. They start this journey with their guide, Hans Bjelke, and two more pack horses. The pack horses follow along behind them without any lead, indicating that the little Icelandic horses are of above-average intelligence and extremely well-trained.

Otto Lidenbrock is so impressed with his little mount,...

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