come to be – begin to exist, happen
formation – in geology, the process of depositing or taking away of mineral deposits
timeless – having duration but not pinned to a specific date or having little importance, that is, the activity is the focus and not its timing or duration (aspect).
Cappadocia, Turkey wikipedia.org/wiki/Cappadocia
Rock formations in Goreme National Park, Turkey. By J Sevastopoiulos, 10 May 2010.