Pamukkale, meaning «cotton castle» in Turkish, is a natural site in Denizli Province in southwestern Turkey. The city contains hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water.
“Pamukale II” (2011)
The Travertine Terrace, Pamukkale (Turkey)
Pamukkale travertine terraces are formed by the hot water that comes from its foundation that is 320 metres away from terraces. After the water leaves thermal springs, it is carried to Pamukkale terraces and the water falls into terraces and forms the travertines. This water comes out at 36°C and highly contains calcium carbonate.