Characterization of building stones from the ancient Tyana aqueducts, Central Anatolia, Turkey: implications on the factors of deterioration processes

  title={Characterization of building stones from the ancient Tyana aqueducts, Central Anatolia, Turkey: implications on the factors of deterioration processes},
  author={Mustafa Korkanç},
  journal={Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment},
  • Mustafa Korkanç
  • Published 1 February 2018
  • Geology
  • Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment
Many archaeological and historical monuments constructed by different civilizations over the last 5500 years can be observed in the Niğde region located in central Anatolia. The Tyana aqueduct as a continuation of the Roman Pool is one such important historical monument. The aqueducts that carried the water of the Roman Pool to the ancient city of Tyana were constructed during the time of the Roman emperors Trajan, Hadrian and Marcus Aurelius Antoninus. Half of the total length of the aqueducts… 
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