Feel the heat under your feet

Yanartas, (Turkish “burning stone”), has been a place in Lycia since ancient times where a rare, millennia-old natural phenomenon can still be observed today: flames – the “eternal fires of the chimera” – strike from the rocky bottom of a mountain slope in several places. It is found near the Olympos valley in  Antalya Province in southwestern Turkey.

Cosmic Photo Challenge: feel the heat

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