cappadocia - honey valley

Eroded rock formations that look like whipped cream, in Honey Valley between Göreme and Üçhisar in Cappadocia (Turkey)

The eroded rock formations of Cappadocia look like sandstone, but it is actually volcanic tuff, a type of rock consisting of consolidated volcanic ash that originated from ancient volcanic eruptions in the region.­

See the entire rock formation in a high resolution panorama.

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Göreme-Uçhisar Yolu, 50000 Nevşehir Province, Turkey