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2 February 2011

Capadoccia 4

On our second day in Capadoccia, Lily and I went for a walk through one of the valleys that are eroded into the landscape there. Bas-relief hoodoos emerging from the wall of the canyon: We came to one area with classic turret-like hoodoos: Note the gravel layers in that column’s section, and the human at right for scale. The greater resistance to erosion of the upper (presumably ignimbritic ashflow) layer …


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1 February 2011

Capadoccia 3

Callan shares some more images from last summer’s trip to Capadoccia, Turkey. Eroded turrets of ignimbrite served as dwellings for Byzantine-era Christians, who decorated them with distinctive art.


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