De Quatrefages, in a table giving the stature of different races of men,' puts the natives of Samoa and Tonga as the tallest people in the world.
The tallest statures are on the plains in both Americas.
The tallest pines are over 200 ft.
High; the branches do not spread, even where there is room, so that the tallest tree has a top only four or five feet broad; the roots, which cannot penetrate the shaded and frozen soil, spread over the ice or shallowly into the tundra carpeting, and often only by their matted network prevent the fall of the trees.
Cornfield, and as he walked struck off the tallest and best-grown ears (a legend applied to Roman circumstances in Livy i.