Anatolia

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Related to Anatolian Plateau: Asia Minor, Iranian plateau
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Aa After Ottoman defeat in the First World War, Turkish nationalism found expression in the idea of a Turkish republic confined to the Turkish heartland: the Anatolian plateau.
Behind the narrow coastal plain are the Taurus Mountains which protect the area year-round from the more extreme weather of the Anatolian plateau.
Anyone approaching the city from the drab Anatolian plateau is immediately struck by the immensity of "God's Mountain", at 2,327 metres the highest peak in western Anatolia, and the lushness of the surrounding vegetation.
The Akbash dog originated on the Anatolian Plateau where it is widely used as a guardian for sheep ("The Akbash Dog: Guardian of the Turkish Sheep Industry," p.
Essays on Anatolian Archaeology follows this general trend and provides valuable new insights into the development of culture on the Anatolian plateau.