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Earth Views - Kapadokya

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  • turkey = .tr, Türkei, Turquía, Turquie, Turquia, Turchia = Adjective "Turkish".
  • turkey cappadocia = Kapadokya


Turkey Cappadocia world heritage site tufa pinnacles aka fairy chimneys SEW.jpg ... Turkey Cappadocia world heritage site Uchisar castle and troglodyte houses in tufa pinnacles SEW.jpg

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Thumbnail[has location information] Turkey Cappadocia world heritage site tufa pinnacles aka fairy chimneys SEW.jpg (Earth Views)

  • turkey = .tr, Türkei, Turquía, Turquie, Turquia, Turchia
  • turkey cappadocia = Kapadokya

Cappadocia aka Kapadokya.

Thumbnail[has location information] Turkey Cappadocia world heritage site tufa pinnacles the three sisters 1 SEW.jpg (Earth Views)

  • turkey = .tr, Türkei, Turquía, Turquie, Turquia, Turchia
  • turkey cappadocia = Kapadokya

Cappadocia aka Kapadokya.   The three sisters are used as the emblem of Cappadocia.   These pinnacles are known as 'fairy chimneys'.   They are a soft tufa column topped by a hard basalt cap.

Thumbnail[has location information] Turkey Cappadocia world heritage site tufa pinnacles the three sisters 2 SEW.jpg (Earth Views)

  • turkey = .tr, Türkei, Turquía, Turquie, Turquia, Turchia
  • turkey cappadocia = Kapadokya

Cappadocia aka Kapadokya.   Notice the doorway carved into the middle column, with hand and foot holds leading up to it.

Thumbnail[has location information] Turkey Cappadocia world heritage site tufa with water erosion and fault line SEW.jpg (Earth Views)

  • turkey = .tr, Türkei, Turquía, Turquie, Turquia, Turchia
  • turkey cappadocia = Kapadokya

Cappadocia aka Kapadokya.   Tufa is a soft rock formed from volcanic ash.   Water erosion readily carves it into fascinating patterns.

Thumbnail[has location information] Turkey Cappadocia world heritage site Uchisar castle and troglodyte houses in tufa pinnacles SEW.jpg (Earth Views)

  • turkey = .tr, Türkei, Turquía, Turquie, Turquia, Turchia
  • turkey cappadocia = Kapadokya

Cappadocia aka Kapadokya; Uchisar aka Uçhisar.   The rocky outcrop towards the left of the picture is the castle, which has been hollowed out with many levels, staircases and chambers.

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