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Mt Hasan, Aksaray

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Mountain
Mount Hasan is an inactive stratovolcano in Aksaray province, Turkey. With an elevation of 3268m, it ranks as the second highest mountain of central Anatolia. A caldera 4-5 kilometres wide formed near the current summit around 7500 BC, in an eruption recorded in Neolithic paintings.The ancient settlement of Çatalhöyük collected obsidian from the area of Hasan Dağ, which they probably traded with other settlements for luxury goods. Obsidian mirrors and flakes have also been found. The importance of Hasan Dağ to the people of Çatalhöyük may be shown by a wall painting, sometimes called the "first landscape" by art historians, which some believe is a depiction of Hasan Dağ towering over the settlement's houses.It was the second mountain from the south in the Byzantine beacon system used to warn the Byzantine capital of Constantinople of incursions during the Arab–Byzantine wars.Approximately a six hours' walk is required to climb to the top of the mountain from the highest point accessible by car. The summit offers a fabulous view over the central Anatolian plateau, including distant Cappadocia.
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  • It is recommended that you go see if able. It's a great place with a great flora and landscape. In addition, large and small Chuchartklinsopon is a symbol of Aksaray province, Turkey
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  • Aksaray perfect landscape will be like making their own weapons at picnics noble stops Mina Adel gari, a picnic area available there ... CDT. clean air. hasandagina get out there before I got 2 fish for family both helvadere unfortunately Godfrey degil.biz lamb and hasandagina stayed here for cut there yemistik, I still can't forget the taste of
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  • Is only via a volcano Hasandağ retired watch around, breathe the air of gorgeous, serves to make the flights and you re. People on the way to the top with the grandeur of Aksaray Shan State. This mountain Salt Lake flows through the plain salt water vessels that feed. Also in the region of hills of volcanic tuffs formed waste. Enjoy and see value, but certainly worth puzzler
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