The whole is a solid mass of rock in the form of a truncated cone, rising abruptly from the sea, and ascending, at an angle of 45 degrees, to the height of 3000 feet. This mass is surmounted by a dome, upwards of 5000 feet high, on the summit of which... Notes on the colonial empire of Great Britain - Page 33de John Bowes (of Warrington.) - 1869Affichage du livre entier - À propos de ce livre
| Sir William Jackson Hooker - 1833 - 472 pages
...ascending at an angle of 45 degrees to the height of 3,000 feet. This mass is surmounted by a dome 5,000 **feet high, on the summit of which is the crater of an** old extinguished volcano. " The island is of a circular form, and about nine leagues in circumference.... | |
| Sir William Jackson Hooker - 1833 - 482 pages
...ascending at an angle of 45 degrees to the height of 3,000 feet. This mass is surmounted by a dome 5,000 **feet high, on the summit of which is the crater of an** old extinguished volcano. " The island is of a circular form, and about nine leagues in circumference.... | |
| Hugh Murray - 1837 - 644 pages
...angle of 45 degrees, to the height of 3000 feet. This mass is surmounted by a dome, upwards of 5000 **feet high, on the summit of which is the crater of an** old extinguished volcano. The face of this mountain, as far up as the base of the dome, is mostly covered... | |
| Hugh Murray - 1837 - 640 pages
...angle of 45 degrees, to the height of 3000 feet. This mass is surmounted by a dome, upwards of 5000 **feet high, on the summit of which is the crater of an** old extinguished volcano. The face of this mountain, as far up as the base of the dome, is mostly covered... | |
| Hugh Murray - 1839 - 646 pages
...angle of 45 degrees, to the height of 3000 feet. This mass is surmounted by a dome, upwards of 5000 **feet high, on the summit of which is the crater of an** old extinguished volcano. The face of this mountain, as far up as the base of the dome, is mostly covered... | |
| 1820 - 806 pages
...degrees to the height of three thousand feet. This mass is surmounted by a dome upwards of five thousand **feet high, on the summit of which is the crater of an** old extinguished volcano. Along the north-west side of the island there is a plain about six miles... | |
| 1820 - 782 pages
...degrees to the height of three thousand feet. This mass is surmounted by a dome upwards of five thousand **feet high, on the summit of which is the crater of an** old extinguished volcano. Along the north-west side of the island there is a, plain about six miles... | |
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