The whole of Kerguelen seemed to burst like a bomb-shell with a blaze of light shewing islands and sea.
Consequently, the land they were approaching could be none other than Kerguelen Land.
One man longingly speaks of the cabbages which grow on Kerguelen Island.
Across Kerguelen those words are written to be read by the soul of man.
I am now at St. Helena, and shall then go to, and finish with, Kerguelen's land.
Talked just as though they were on the Kerguelen beach hunting for a cave.
On his return to France, Kerguelen met with nothing but ill-will and calumny, in return for so much fatigue, so bravely born.
Upon reaching the Cape, Kerguelen was obliged to put in for forty days.
In January 1893 Kerguelen was annexed by France, and its commercial exploitation was assigned to a private company.
Then, Monsieur le Prince, with his story of desolate Kerguelen, completed the feeling.