National Geographic : 1939 Dec
© National Geographic Society Finlay by Erie Matson FROM HIS LOFTY CELL AN EARLY CENOBITE LOOKED OUT UPON THIS PANORAMA OF THE HALYS VALLEY Remains of an extensive monastic institution dot the gorge, with many churches, chapels, and cells. Orchards and vineyards surround the town ofAvanos (right background). Mountains rising beyond the valley are of limestone formation. They were out of reach ofthe eruptions ofMount Argaeus (Plate II).