Moont Ararat (Armenie: Արարատ or Masis Մասիս; Turkis: Ağrı Dağı, is a snaw-capped an dormant compoond volcano in Turkey.

Moont Ararat

Little Ararat (left) an Mt. Ararat (richt)
Heichest pynt
Elevation5,137 m (16,854 ft) 
See Elevation section
Prominence3,611 m (11,847 ft) 
Ranked 48t
Isolation379.29 kilometre (235.68 mi)
LeetinKintra heich pynt
Coordinates39°42.113′N 44°17.899′E / 39.701883°N 44.298317°E / 39.701883; 44.298317Coordinates: 39°42.113′N 44°17.899′E / 39.701883°N 44.298317°E / 39.701883; 44.298317[1]
Moont Ararat is located in Turkey
Moont Ararat
Moont Ararat
Location in Turkey
LocationNearest ceety, approach for climbers:[note 1] Doğubeyazıt, Ağrı Province, Turkey[2]
Parent rangeArmenie Heichlands
Muntain teepStratovolcano
Last eruption1840[3]
First ascent1829
Dr. Friedrich Parrot an
Khachatur Abovian[4]

Notes eedit

  1. The only permitted route to climb Mount Ararat begins in Doğubeyazıt, optionally by automobile. Ministry of Culture and Tourism (2005).

References eedit

  1. 2007 GPS survey
  2. "Ağrı – Mount Ararat". Republic of Turkey Ministry of culture and tourism ( 2005.
  3. Siebert, L., T. Simkin, and P. Kimberly (2010) Volcanoes of the world, 3rd ed. University of California Press, Berkeley, California. 551 pp. ISBN 978-0-520-26877-7.
  4. Early American Expedition Of Mount Ararat