It bears cones as large as a man's head.
This treatise is in two books, dedicated to Dositheus, and deals with the dimensions of spheres, cones, "solid rhombi" and cylinders, all demonstrated in a strictly geometrical method.
The cones are very small, ovate and pointed.
The cones are from 8 to 82 in.
The dominating features of south New Zealand are not ferny plateaus or volcanic cones, but stern chains of mountains.