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Mount Ararat Region, Eastern Turkey.

Robin G. Collomb

Mount Ararat Region, Eastern Turkey.

by Robin G. Collomb

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Published by West Colour Publications in Reading .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsLennon, P., (Ed.)
The Physical Object
PaginationlC8.32. Ill.Col.M.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21375139M
ISBN 100906227364

In contrast, travel to southeast Turkey has a very different feel from the rest of the country, with much being predominantly Kurdish. As you travel south from Mount Ararat and Lake Van, the rolling Anatolian plateau gives way to the hot lowlands of ancient Mesopotamia. Mount Ararat is located in the Iğdır Province, the easternmost province of Turkey's Eastern Anatolia Region. Its summit is located some 16 km (10 mi) west of the Iranian and 32 km (20 mi) south of the Armenian border.

Get this from a library! Beyond Ararat: a journey through eastern Turkey. [Bettina Selby] -- Bettina Selby's journey takes her to the cradle of civilization, where the Tigris and Euphrates rise. It is an area fought over by the Armenians, Romans, Byzantines, Turks, Kurds and Mongols. Acclaimed travel writer Rick Antonson sets his adventurous compass on Mount Ararat, exploring the region’s long history, religious mysteries, and complex Ararat is the most fabled mountain in the world. For millennia this massif in eastern Turkey has been rumored as the resting place of Noah’s Ark following the Great Flood.

  This post is the first in a series of two posts about the region that is centred on Mount Ararat, a historically important mountain in eastern Turkey. It's about my climb up Mount Ararat, a climb I never completed. But I learned a lot about a rather perilous corner of the world, along the way. Would I do it again? Definitely! The Bible reveals that Noah’s ark “came to rest on the mountains of Ararat.” (Genesis ) The region of Ararat includes the prominent peak now called Mount Ararat in eastern Turkey, near the borders of Armenia and Iran. Numerous expeditions to this area in search of Noah’s ark have led to interesting claims but not to conclusive proof.


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Mount Ararat Region, Eastern Turkey by Robin G. Collomb Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mount Ararat Region, Eastern Turkey on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Mount Ararat Region, Eastern TurkeyFormat: Paperback. This is the most spectacular trek in Turkey.

Ararat, the legendary resting place of Noah's Ark, is a dormant volcano and its last eruption was on June 2, Mount Ararat Region present the upper third of the mountain is covered with snow and ice throughout the year.

Adjoining Mt. Ararat, and feet lower, is the peak known as Little Ararat. MT ARARAT - EASTERN TURKEY. Mount Ararat offers unparalleled views of snowy mountains. This area has a deep historical significance especially with those who have religious beliefe, as this is the supposed place that Noah or Nuh made land after the flood.

A black and white guide book and topographic coloured map to the mountains and places of interest on and around Mount Ararat in Eastern Turkey.  The map has been compiled from a number of sources supplied by Landscape Pathfinders, Mountian and Wildlife Ventures and West Col Archives.

The information in the booklet, with its drawings, maps is very useful. Contours in m intervals. Get the full experience and book a tour. Be Adventurous and Take a Tour Trekking in Mount Ararat. $1, per adult. More info. what brings special and dear meanings to "Mount Ararat". It is one of the most revered symbols of Armenia, Eastern Turkey on the Armenian border, Agri Turkey 5/5(95).

Mount Ararat is located in Eastern Turkey on the borders of Iran, Armenia (formerly U.S.S.R.), and Nakchivan. This volcanic mountain rises 5, meters or 16, feet high, far above the plains that are at 2, feet high, and is the highest location in the ancient territory of Urartu, a region which covered tens of thousands of square miles with hundreds of mountains.

trekking. Mount Ararat is a standard four day trek, although some people manage to climb to the top in three. All measurements are estimates because distance and elevation markers do not exist. We arrange all equipment for the climb including tents, sleeping bags. trekking mount ararat in eastern turkey.

Author: Bryn Davies. NB: A temporary military restricted zone has been imposed for the Mount Ararat area and no permission is being given for parties to enter the area or climb the mountain. The city is a popular destination for international guests and Turkish visitors, its beauty and history with its convenient location make it one of the leading places in Eastern Turkey.

The city and region was the centre point for a famous Turkish book called Kar, Snow in English, written by Orhan Pamuk. Although Noah's Ark is a key topic repeated throughout, Full Moon over Noahs Ark: An Odyssey to Mount Ararat and Beyond, it is a secular, travel-adventure-memoir regaling the author's experience climbing Mt.

Ararat - which was oddly, anticlimactic - and Antonson's journeys exploring Kurdish, Turkish, and Armenia histories/societies throughout /5. Get the full experience and book a tour.

Be Adventurous and Take a Tour Trekking in Mount Ararat. US$1, per adult. Eastern Turkey on the Armenian border, Agri Turkey.

Best nearby. Although Mount Ararat is actually in Turkey it is one of the national symbols of Armenia and must be seen. With 2 main peaks that are snow covered they 5/5(95). A Tour of Mount Ararat and Vicinity Mount Ararat is located at Agri in eastern Turkey near the Russian (Armenian) and Iranian borders.

As the crow flies, it is about kilometers east of Erzurum, kilometers southeast of Kars, and kilometers north of Van.

Ararat and the Armenian Christian monastery of Khor Virap. Ararat, the traditional resting place of Noah’s Ark, is located in eastern Turkey near the Armenian and Iranian borders. The summit of Mt. Ararat is 5, meters (16, feet) above sea level.

Ararat is a dormant volcano and its last eruption was on June 2, The traditional Mount Ararat, known as "Agri Dagh," is a single mountain in a vast plain in eastern Turkey; it is not a region of mountains as the Bible specifies. The Bible gives us a compass direction for the landing location of the Ark, and it is not in the direction of Turkey.

Famous in the Bible as the final resting-place ofNoah’s Ark, Mount Ararat has been wreathed in legends for millennia.

Its two peaks, Great Ararat (Büyük Ağrı, meters/16, feet) and Little Ararat (Küçük Ağrı, meters/12, feet) were revered by the people of ancient Urartu (13th to 7th centuries BC), who gave their name (Urartu = Ararat) to the mountain. Hi I plan to go to the Mt. Ararat region of Eastern Turkey.

Is it safe to travel alone there. I am traveling alone in October to Mt. Ararat, Lake Van and Turkey/Iran border area. Mount Ararat is a snow-capped and dormant compound volcano in the extreme east of Turkey.

It consists of two major volcanic cones: Greater Ararat and Little Ararat. Greater Ararat is the highest peak in Turkey and the Armenian plateau with an elevation of 5, m (16, ft). In the Book of Genesis, the mountains of Ararat in what is now eastern Turkey is the region in which Noah's Ark comes to rest after the Great Flood.

Travel to Turkey: 6 Must-See Historic Highlights in Eastern Turkey By Helen Holter Since eastern Turkey is a bit off the beaten path and unknown to many, a traveler will more likely find authentic experiences along the way, meeting locals as they work, farm, wash clothes, cook, and go about their daily lives in their towns and villages.

Eastern Turkey Travel Guide - Tips and expert advice on everything from Ankara hotels and highlights to Georgian churches and Cappadocia, tours and historical sites. Also featuring suggested itineraries, when and where to go, Göbekli Tepe, Nemrut Dagi, trekking in the Pontic Alps and Anatolian Plateau, Mount Ararat, Sanfranbolu, Gaziantep and Urfa.

The region's annual temperature difference is the highest in Turkey. Some areas in the region have different microclimates. As an example, Iğdır (near Mount Ararat) has a milder climate. The region contains 11% percent of the total forested area of Turkey, and it is rich in native plants and y: Turkey.Although Mount Ararat is actually in Turkey it is one of the national symbols of Armenia and must be seen.

With 2 main peaks that are snow covered they are magnificent. On the Armenian side there is of course a monastery with a steep climb to get there and lots of folk law 5/5(95).Acclaimed travel writer Rick Antonson sets his adventurous compass on Mount Ararat, exploring the region’s long history, religious mysteries, and complex politics.

Mount Ararat is the most fabled mountain in the world. For millennia this massif in eastern Turkey has been rumored as the resting place of Noah’s Ark following the Great Flood/5(33).