Altaplana, world of Francois Schuiten and Benoit Peeters

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Marinum is a deserted port city of the country of Taxandria, where Aimé found his father and Time started again 1). According to Mister Bonze it is forbidden to travel to Marinum by the princes. The railway station in Marium looks a lot like the left part of the railway station Schaerbeek in Brussels.


On a map in Le retour du capitaine Nemo Marinum seems to be located on the Continent north of Brüsel. The deep sea diving suit, part of the Machines à dessiner exhibition seems to have found its final place in Marinum 2). The Grand Hotel in Marinum was in a bad state when the Nauti-poulpe passed Marinum 3).