Alexander Grishin's scientific contributions

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... When people visit Kappadokya they are in the centre of Turkey, a geographical centre, distant from the seas, on a territory of volcanic origin that over time has been excavated and eroded by natural and human actions to become an incredible and amazing landscape to any visitor's eye. The appearance of a natural environment with a "built" appearance has certainly stimulated the first inhabitants of these areas and the long line of their successors, intervening on the rock masses by digging shelters, deposits, houses, churches and entire cities (Jolivet-Lévy, 1991 and. The rock has thus crumbled and weakened and the whole of the excavations, while richly defining the territory, has accentuated the degradation and natural wear of the material, collapsing and transforming interiors into facades, showing beautiful details about to dissolve: a rich sample of fleeting wonders. ...