Mount Ararat

The reason why this is here is that Windows 10 suggested I might like a mountain theme for my Screenm so I followed the link to find mount Ararat classified under “Mountain ”

I went over to scoop up information – but Edge won’t allow for that, it allows downloads and saving but I wanted the “html” so I had to open in Chrome to inspect and get the credentials.

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Monasterio Khor Virap, Armenia, 2016-10-01

Mount Ararat (/ˈærəˌræt/ ARR-ə-rat;[4] Turkish: Ağrı Dağı; Armenian: Մասիս, Masis and Արարատ, Ararat) is a snow-capped and dormant compound volcano in the extreme east of Turkey. It consists of two major volcanic cones: Greater Ararat, the highest peak in Turkey and the Armenian plateau with an elevation of 5,137 m (16,854 ft); and Little Ararat, with an elevation of 3,896 m (12,782 ft).[5] The Ararat massif is about 35 km (22 mi) wide at ground base.[6]

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Turky location Map NordNordWest derivative work: Uwe Dedering (talk) – Turkey_location_map.svg

Despite the scholarly consensus that the “mountains of Ararat” of the Book of Genesis do not refer to specifically Mt. Ararat, it has been widely accepted in Christianity as the resting place of Noah’s Ark. It is the principal national symbol of Armenia and has been considered a sacred mountain by Armenians. It is featured prominently in Armenian literature and art and is an icon for Armenian irredentism. Along with Noah’s Ark, it is depicted on the coat of arms of Armenia.

The first efforts to reach Ararat’s summit were made in the Middle Ages. However, it was not until 1829 when Friedrich Parrot and Khachatur Abovian, accompanied by four others, made the first recorded ascent

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By Turkey_location_map.svg: NordNordWestderivative work: Uwe Dedering (talk) – Turkey_location_map.svg, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link

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Author: Andrew Blair

Living in Maroubra Australia. Carer for my wife Jessica. Simple web designer and Administrator; photographer, artist and theologian. (Ordained by a Celtic bishop), we now attend the Uniting Church Additionally Since the age of 17 I live with uncontrollable Epilepsy and Bipolar Affective Disorder with some Psychotic episodes, for the past 4 years, at least I have been bipolar depressed with no real excitement, periodic bouts of paranoia and other yuck.

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