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The Wonder Island Boys: Treasures of the Island

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Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 59,254 / 176 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.1
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 664
Added to site: 2007.06.12 17307

ated they were at least fifteen miles from the landing place selected when the Pioneer sailed.

"Unless I am very much mistaken the ridge on which we now are is the backbone of the island, and I also believe that it is narrow and we should be able to find the sea much nearer by going east from this place," remarked John.

"But if we do that it will be necessary for some one to go to the place selected for the landing of the Pioneer, and tell them of our plans, and what we have learned," said Harry.

"That is what I have in mind. But before doing that we must investigate this portion of the island more carefully. My plan is as follows: Along this ridge, further to the east, is a sheltered spot, or a place where the rocks form a sort of cove, and which can be easily defended. If the natives have not reached that quarter it will make an ideal retreat for us, and where we can defend ourselves for an indefinite time."

"But why sh



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