National Geographic : 1919 Apr
. TIE CONE-DWELLERS OF ASIA MINOR 295 OFTEN THE CONES ARE NEARLY PERFECT IN SHAPE, BUT IN PLACES WHERE STRATIFICATION DISTURBED AND RESISTED THE EROSIVE PROCESSES THEY ARE SLENDER AND ASSUME THE GENERAL OUTLINES OF THE COLUMN OR OBELISK But the obelisks have cone or sugar-loaf caps, or at all events they did have them origi nally. Here the caps are very large. The picture shows a stratified formation, which runs horizontally through all the obelisks; consequently in past ages, before erosion set in, all of these obelisks were united in one solid mass of pumice-stone. Here the huge caps are of harder material than that of which the underlying mass consists. tain that the primitive Troglodytes lived isolation. The element of fear of man in just such dwellings; but for all that, kind is not present-that is, no kind of these people are not primitive at heart, dead-line has been drawn against hostile for they have made no attempt to secure neighbors.