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  The Underground City by Jules Verne. Search, Read, Study, Discuss.
Posted By Benjamin L. Riley at Tue 24 May 2005, 6:07 PM in The Underground City
I found "The Underground City" to be a wonderful love story.
Posted By Peter Bachle at Tue 24 May 2005, 6:03 PM in The Underground City
www.online-literature.com /verne/undergroundcity   (209 words)

 London (City) - London underground map
I was expecting that you would mention the London Underground Map in your seminar or in...
The London Underground map is a classic 20th Century design and has a great history of its own...
London is a city with 12 underground lines.
www.giancarlofalappa.com /city/london/london_underground_map.php   (956 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Underground city (Montreal)
In 2004 the underground city was rebranded and given the name RÉSO.
The underground city includes 60 residential and commercial complexes comprising 3.6 square kilometres of floor space, including 80% of all office space and 35% of all commercial space in the centre.
The construction of the Bell (originally Molson) Centre connected Lucien-L'Allier metro station to the underground city, as well as replacing Gare Windsor with the new Gare Lucien-L'Allier commuter train station.Finally, in 2003, the complete redevelopment of the Quartier international de Montréal consolidated all the separate segments of the central underground city with continuous pedestrian corridors.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Underground_city_(Montreal)   (1375 words)

 Shanghai To Build Underground City
China's largest city and the communist giant's gleaming business hub, Shanghai has decided to build a 60,000-square-metre multipurpose 'underground city'.
The multi-level 'underground city', four-storeyed in some places, will be equipped with stores, garages, restaurants and all kinds of entertainment centres and facilities, a Shanghai-based newspaper said.
The construction of the 'underground city' will comprehensively utilise the underground room of and around the existing subway pivots as well as their ground facilities.
www.rense.com /general54/goe.htm   (170 words)

 TOURISME MONTRÉAL - IN THE NEWS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
To Montrealers, it goes by the name "the underground city" or simply "the underground".
More than 500,000 people pass through the underground city every day, on their way to work, university or to scope out bargains at the over 1,700 boutiques and businesses.
The many passageways also serve a more leisurely purpose; connecting certain métro stations, the underground provides access to about 40 theatres, cinemas and other entertainment venues, as well as restaurants, tourist attractions and museums.
www.tourisme-montreal.org /B2C_Target/News/EN/HTML/566_EN.asp   (271 words)

 Underground City, Beijing
It is surprisingly that some foreigners to Beijing seem to know more about the Underground City than the local Beijing citizens.
The designers apparently installed special ventilation systems with hatches against chemical attack and it is claimed that the tunnels and rooms ten meters underground were constructed by 70,000 workers in the early 1970s.
The paranoia of that period called for forty percent of the population in Beijing to stay in the underground city and the remainder to be moved to neighboring hills.
www.chinapage.com /friend/goh/beijing/underground/underground.html   (512 words)

 The Underground City
Beneath the ancient city of Beijing, an underground city of definite proportions has already begun to emerge.
In the last few years, the number of underground hotels has climbed to 100, with a total of more than 10,000 beds.
There are two underground theaters: Chongwen Theater, to the south of the east gate of the Temple of Heaven Park, and Xuanwu Underground Theater beneath Xuanwu Cultural Center.
www.china.org.cn /english/features/beijing/30836.htm   (351 words)

 The Underground City by Jules Verne (Book) in Literature & Fiction
Presenting a new edition of Jules Verne's long out-of-print classic The Underground City, or The Black Indies (sometimes called The Child of the Cavern).
A dark tale about a fantastic city of people living 1,500 feet below the surface of Scotland in the tunnels of a coal mine.
But an evil force could threaten this underground world and the people that inhabit it.
www.lulu.com /content/113286   (367 words)

Montreal's underground pedestrian network, which began beneath the Central Station complex, took off during the 1960s when Place Ville-Marie was built.
Other cities have tried to construct networks sheltering pedestrians from inclement weather, but the Montreal system, the world's longest and best-known, with its kilometres of corridors and shopping promenades, has clearly managed to pull together all the right conditions to enjoy great popular success.
Another recent connection gives access to the southeast, to the Stock Exchange tower and a new urban complex, and even to a gateway to the historic city centre, where pedestrians can stroll along the narrow streets, outdoors.
www.vieux.montreal.qc.ca /plaque/horizon/gares/eng/gare_5a.htm   (192 words)

 montreal.com - top Montreal attractions
Constantly growing, the "city" - which links many major buildings and multi-level shopping malls in the area - is a shopper's paradise in any season.
Safe and sheltered from the elements, the Underground City offers a huge range of goods and services as well as a handy way to get from place to place without weather or traffic problems.
Notre-Dame is only one of many beautiful churches in the city.
www.montreal.com /tourism/topatts.html   (621 words)

One of the most fascinating attractions of Montréal is its unique underground city extending over an area of approximately 30 kilometres.
In fact, this underground city is the largest in the world.
The origin of this underground city dates back to 1962 with the construction of the Place Ville Marie shopping plaza.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/montreal_canada/96358   (486 words)

 Kansas City Storage Facility: Underground Vaults & Storage, Inc.
Buried 150 ft deep underground within a limestone mine in north Kansas City, you will find data tapes, healthcare records, business documents and refrigerated movie films.
Safely tucked away from prying eyes and disaster, more than 180,000 sq ft of space provides secure underground storage for clients from the Kansas City metropolitan area, as well as clients on both coasts.
Our Kansas City media vaults, refrigerated vaults and records storage areas are located deep within the Subtropolis underground business complex.
www.undergroundvaults.com /aboutus/kansascity.cfm   (303 words)

 FOXNews.com - 'Underground City' for Sale in Britain - U.S. & World
The subterranean complex that was built in the 1950s to house the Conservative prime minister Harold Macmillan's cabinet and 4,000 civil servants in the event of a Soviet nuclear attack is being thrown open to commercial use.
Already two uses are being considered: a massive data store for city firms or the biggest wine cellar in Europe.
A system of underground power stations would have provided electricity to the 100,000 lamps that lit its streets and guided the way to a pub modeled on the Red Lion in Whitehall (search).
www.foxnews.com /story/0,2933,174049,00.html   (1141 words)

 Welcome to The Weather Underground : Weather Underground
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Weather Underground Forecast for Friday, October 05, 2007.
The Southeast can expect another day of wet weather on Friday as several tropical low pressure systems in the vicinity pump moisture into the region.
www.wunderground.com   (550 words)

 Seattle Underground Tour
Be prepared for the underground landscape to be moderately rugged: you’ll encounter six flights of stairs, uneven terrain and spotty lighting.
The Lounge is next door the Underground Tour Ticket Office.
Doc Maynard’s is one of Seattle’s premiere live music venues, featuring a mix of the Northwest’s favorite bands and national touring acts.
www.undergroundtour.com   (737 words)

 Underground Tour of Seattle Seattle, Washington (Travel and Tourism)
Underground Tour of Seattle Seattle, Washington (Travel and Tourism)
Visit the spooky city that lies beneath Seattle's present street level where you'll learn how the Underground was created.
The subterranean walkways are dry, but the history is not.
www.ohwy.com /wa/u/undertou.htm   (190 words)

 For sale: Britain’s underground city - Times Online
But there will be no estate agent’s blurb extolling the marvellous views of the town for sale: true, it has a Wiltshire address, but it is 120ft underground.
A system of underground power stations would have provided electricity to the 100,000 lamps that lit its streets and guided the way to a pub modelled on the Red Lion in Whitehall.
A spur line was built inside a tunnel on the main London to Bristol railway, linking it to the bunker.
www.timesonline.co.uk /article/0,,2087-1849406,00.html   (1176 words)

 Dixia Cheng (Underground City) | Museum/Attraction Review | Beijing | Frommers.com
From metro stop, walk west; take the 1st left into Qian Men Dong Dajie, then the 2nd right.
A sign near the entrance proclaims this seldom-visited attraction a "human fairyland and underground paradise." Far from it.
Aside from odd recent additions, such as a silk factory, these tunnels are dark, damp, and genuinely eerie.
www.frommers.com /destinations/beijing/A33180.html   (358 words)

 Underground City Montreal
Downtown near eaton centre, montreal city, quebec, canada
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