Astronomical Information. From Punch's Almanack for 2310. Neptune
Regular Feature, Notes, Drollery
Astronomy, Futurism, Mapping, Geology, Extra-Terrestrial Life, Monstrosities, Hunting, Gender
Notes that Neptune 'is simply a lake of water' that is impossible to sound and is inhabited by mermaids who have proved difficult to catch. Adds that the planet's water 'mixes extremely well with any spirituous fluid'.
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