WHEN MOUNT ERCIYES POURED lava over central Turkey thousands of years ago, the volcanic ash formed a surreal, lunar- like landscape consisting of cone-shaped fairy chimneys and layers of soft volcanic rock called tufa. Early Christians found the pervious terrain ideal for escaping persecution by Romans and Arabs. When wet, the tufa could be easily carved like soap to make caves out of the pinnacles and even underground cities descending hundreds of feet below the surface.
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