Buda Büyük Ağrı Dağı 5137 mt
Mount Ararat (see below details on names) is a snow-capped, dormant volcanic cone in Turkey. It has two peaks: Greater Ararat (the tallest peak in Turkey, and the entire Armenian plateau with an elevation of 5,137 m/16,854 ft) and Lesser Ararat (with an elevation of 3,896 m/12,782 ft).
The Ararat massif is about 40 km (25 mi) in diameter. The Iran-Turkey boundary skirts east of Lesser Ararat, the lower peak of the Ararat massif. It was in this area that by the Tehran Convention of 1932 a border change was made in Turkey's favor, permitting her to occupy the eastern flank of the massif.
Mount Ararat in Judeo-Christian tradition is associated with the "Mountains of Ararat" where according to the book of Genesis, Noah's ark came to rest. It also plays a significant role in Armenian nationalism and irredentism.
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Miha2ou7 (5048) 2011-08-17 1:46
A solid picture of this famous peak. Perhaps a bit soft in the foreground, but nice and sharp in the back, I'd put into panoramic dimensions though (making it more lean), and saturate the colors just a bit.
Best regards, Miha
erhan1958 (14430) 2011-08-17 6:21
umarım bir gün buraya tırmanabilirim
güzel bir sunum