Water receded in Lake Van, thousands of years old microbialites emerged

Akkuş pointed out that microbialites were formed over thousands of years and said:

“The microbialites that emerge in Lake Van today are thousands of years old, despite their small size. These corals hold great mysteries and secrets, especially regarding the climate of the region hundreds of years ago. Hundreds of years ago, when we say ‘what trees were growing’ around Erek Mountain, we refer to the microbialites in Lake Van. and we have to look at the bottom of the lake. These are like a witness of this region, like a book recording its history and life, and await their enthusiasts in the depths of the lake.”

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