“20000 Leagues Under the Sea” Part2 Ch20

Question 1: When was the first transatlantic cable laid?  Was it constructed by one continuous draw or by welding several smaller continuous cables together?

Question 2: What is gutta-percha and why was it used to protect undersea cables?

Question 3: How long did it take news from Europe to reach America before  transatlantic cables?

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