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___ Famous Landmarks: Sacred Mountains - Satellite View of Mount Ararat, Turkey

Satellite view of Mount Ararat using Google Earth Data

Satellite view is showing Mount Ararat a dormant volcano in Eastern Anatolia Region of Turkey close to the border to Armenia. One of the mountain's two peaks the Greater Ararat, with an elevation of 5,137 metres (16,854 ft) is the tallest peak in Turkey.

According to the book of Genesis Noah's Ark came to rest at the mountains of Ararat.
"In the seventh month the Ark rests on the mountains of Ararat, and in the tenth month the tops of the mountains are seen". (Genesis 8:4)
 
Google Map: Searchable map/satellite view of Mount Ararat, Turkey.

Google Earth Explore Mount Ararat 3D in Google Earth
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φ Latitude °N, λ Longitude °E (of Map center):
previous landmark: Uluru (Ayers Rock) next landmark: Mount Kailash

More about Turkey:

Landmarks:
Hagia Sophia and Sultanahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque), Istanbul.

Cities:
Searchable map/satellite view of Istanbul
Searchable map/satellite view of Ankara

Country:
Searchable map/satellite view of Turkey
Political Map of Turkey
Turkey Country Profile

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Map of Asia
Map of Central and Eastern Europe
Map of Europe

External Links
Wikipedia: Mount Ararat
 

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