National Geographic : 1919 Apr
THE DWELLINGS OF TATLAR ARE EXCAVATED IN TIIE FACE OF THE BLUFF, WHICHISOF TWO LAYERS, AS USUAL Both strata are clearly seen here; first the overlying stratum of lava and beneath that the deep bed of white pumice-stone, inwhich the dwell ings are excavated. The excavated chambers at Tatlar are almost interminable and they inspire thepresent natives with awe. Itissaid that it is dangerous to wander far into the interior of the earth here, and the natives are not willing to actasguides. The threshing-floors inthe fore ground are most interesting.