Mount Erciyes, Kayseri

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Mount Erciyes, also known as Argaeus, is a volcano in Turkey. It is a large stratovolcano that is surrounded by many monogenetic vents and lava domes, and one maar. The bulk of the volcano is formed by lava flows of andesitic and dacitic composition. At some time in the past, part of the summit collapsed towards the east.The volcano began to form in the Miocene. At first, a volcano farther east named formed from lava flows. Then, again to the east, large explosive eruptions formed a caldera. During the Pleistocene, Erciyes proper grew inside the caldera together with a group of lava domes. Lateral eruptions of Erciyes may have generated ash layers in the Black Sea and the Mediterranean during the early Holocene.The last eruptions occurred during the early Holocene and may have deposited ash as far away as Palestine; the occurrence of historical volcanism is uncertain. Future eruptions of Erciyes may endanger cities in the north.The volcano was glaciated during the Pleistocene, and one regular glacier still exists today, but is receding.
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  • And when in the municipality as well as Tekirde skipas price rates, according to other ski resorts may be quite affordable ski experience. Ski-runs good, better than most ski resort and even weekend tracks other than the appropriate intensity red mullet. Şehrede 30 minutes away. I don't understand how this place does not populate kyseri native.
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  • First of all, when the city is fairly easy to reach your own vehicle and to ski resorts in the area where the presence of sufficient parking space Facilities of Erciyes, one of the biggest advantages. Facilities include both professional and beginner slopes for skiers. One of the ideal ski resorts.
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  • Erciyes Ski Resort vacation is the ideal ski centers in Turkey for the press. Long and very different levels of skier-friendly track. For those who want to ski hire € 50 you can rent all the ski equipment in return. For affordable lunch restaurants are also available in Erciyes. For those who want to get out of the WMD vacation price is a place I can recommend in terms of performance.
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  • This place is good and it's cold and it's very nice
  • Wonderful place. Perfect for skiing.
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  • Boulder Mountain of my heart where I was born. with a peak, a large multi-session 3,916 m plateau like the blue sky with lace is one of the most magnificent mountain ERCİYES, Paul Geddes. The geological layers deep 5 different known and as a result of volcanic eruptions spewing today and as the last blast of the Erciyes, then with a previous explosion yet between the long reservation is accepted because the active volcanic mountains. Hydrated in order to try a more active volcanic mountains 2,000 years have passed without. This geological feature, especially after 3,000 meters on the planet were another Virgin space.. Among the dozens of meter stalagmite towers Sam, thin and straight like a cleft valleys unique power to emit volcanic energy for millions of year.. Climb to Erciyes is worship from beginning to end. 3,917 metres is located a cave at the top of the Church. He was the Jesuit priests in the ancient Roman era and they will be closer to God here with the belief that tırmanmışlardır. Hot-cold 1000 meters of height difference and last 90 degrees front to the extreme to create steep due to the ... Cone Giles in the morning in glacier mass ascent starting lanes by falling rocks from the breakaway strongly tırmananlar ölumcül danger to due to the oluşturmasi monks, "Satan, to prevent being close to God, he scored their own stone" with the belief that that's too steep, steep Valley 900 metre DEVIL DEVIL CREEK are named after the STRAIT of =.. Only today this deadly lanes are used by experienced mountaineers. Period-to-period that reaffirms the climbing lane.
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  • Mount Erciyes 3,917 m high Mount Erciyes with General Information, non-missing from the top of the clouds-piercing Summit and offering of the divine human emotions is a symbol of Kayseri with grandness. The mountain is a "stratovolcano", extinct volcanic eruptions began 30 million years ago than today. Erciyesden ash, moved away in the first kilometers the wind and Hasan mountain, along with Nevşehir, Ürgüp and created around chimneys, every season in the high parts of the snow-covered North of Erciyes mountain glacier a kilometers long . Also located at the mountain retreat of the Byzantine monk caves, also in bad weather is a haven for the mountaineers. Mountaineering and winter sports area, Turkey is one of the major centers of Erciyes, Kayseri is located 30 km south of. Erciyes Ski run is one of the world's best ski slopes.
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