This photo is taken at the Pamukkale (meaning “cotton castle” in Turkish), a natural site near Denizli, Turkey. This location is world famous for terraces made of snow-white travertine, a sedimentary rock deposited by water from the hot springs, and a stunning turquoise water color. Close look at the surface texture reveals an extraordinary pattern created by the thermal water slowly flowing down the hillside. (Photo is approx. 30cm wide)
Photo by Petra Schneider shared on imaggeo.egu.eu.
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