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les Orgues d'Ille-sur-Têt in Pyrénées-Orientales remind me on a smaller scale of Cappodocia in Turkey. They are certainly geologically similar; also to the Dakota Badlands. Soft sedimentary sandstones were uplifted and subsequently eroded by wind and water. The caps on some of the "organ-pipes" are harder gravel deposits, protecting the softer clays and sandstones beneath. It is actually quite a small area, but nevertheless, an impressive example of nature's artistry.

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