What are the major events, crises and complications in Journey to the Centre of the Earth?

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Otto Lidenbrock finds an old journal with instructions on how to get to the center of the Earth and follows them, facing and overcoming many dangers but not actually getting to the center.

One of the significant events is when the scientist Otto Lidenbrock discovers a coded journal left by Arne Saknussemm, who wrote it during the fifteen hundreds.  Otto’s assistant Axel decodes the journal and learns of a secret passageway to the center of the Earth, deep into the Earth’s core. 

Otto hires a guide, Hans. They follow Saknussemm’s directions, and begin at a crater on Mount Sneffels.  The journey is more treacherous than they...

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