The whole interior is very mountainous. ... The interior is practically an uninhabitable wilderness. ... These figures of angels playing on musical instruments are of the thirteenth century, and are among the most beautiful ... The vegetation of Borneo is probably unsurpassed by that of any other country in the world, either in luxuriance, economic value, or, the possession of wonderful forms . ... The cocoa palm bears a bountiful crop of nuts, which in turn yield oil and a coarse kind of sugar.