More photos in the vicinity:
Sinter terraces 6
Sinter terraces 5
Sinter terraces 1


Unique in the world, Pamukkale's thermal spring waters laden with calcareous salts running off the plateau's edge have created this fantastic formations. The hot springs have been used since Roman times for their therapeutic powers.
Sinter terraces 2
Date: Oct 17, 2008
Longitude: 29 7.52'
Latitude: 37 55.38'

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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2009-Mar-24