Pamukkale's terraces (Cotton castle), a landform made of calcite-rich hot water springs.
by Hedieh Soltanpour, Ph.D candidate
The splendid view of the white travertine terraces from a hot air balloon. Known as cotton castles, they represent a natural formation of mineral pools created by the flow of hot spring water rich in calcite minerals. This landform is located in Denizli Province in southwestern Turkey.
Hedieh Soltanpour (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)