Just read 20k leagues.
What a wonderful book.
The Nautilus surfaces for air in the Antarctic. The book describes the blow-hole like jets that appear as it de-pressurizes it's ballast tanks or something. According to Nemo (if I recall), they can reach 150 feet.
as a note- this is a small fraction of the submarine. The Nautilus is 70 meters long... imagine 38 6'foot tall guys laying down. (League of Extraordinary gentleman took way too many liberties with that design... it was cool for what it was, but the entire Nemo inspired fraction was completely contrary to the book D