An incident that greatly stimulated adventurers to pursue the search for the Biblical Noah's ark was the strong earthquake that rocked and shook Mount Ararat
on June 20, 1840.
The commission's task, which began at the mouth of the Shatt-al-Arab and was to end at Mount Ararat
on the border with Russia, was, according to Ernest, 'colossal'.
In 2010, a group of Chinese and Turkish evangelical explorers from Noah's Ark Ministries International believe a relic uncovered 12,000ft up Mount Ararat
in eastern Turkey is the biblical vessel.
Derick also found his brother's van, which had been impounded by police in the city of Dogubayazit, a Kurdish town on the border with Iran at the foot of Mount Ararat
3 JOANNA LUMLEY: THE SEARCH FOR NOAH'S ARK Sunday, December 23, ITV1, 9pm NOW 66, the Absolutely Fabulous star Lumley claims to have been fascinated with Noah's Ark since she was a child and saw photographs of what looked like a fossilised version of the legendary vessel atop Mount Ararat
in Turkey, where it is said to have come to rest.
A lot of people believe the remains of the Ark are up Mount Ararat
in Turkey 'It says in the Bible and the Torah that it landed on the mountains of Ararat but nobody knows where.
Donald Mackenzie, 47, went missing on Mount Ararat
in Turkey two years ago.
The ark landed, so the text informs us, on Mount Ararat
, when dry land reappeared.
Settled along the Hrazdan River and with picturesque Mount Ararat
situated in the background, Yerevan is the capital and largest city in Armenia.
Americans United, the Texas branch of the American Civil Liberties Union, the Houston AU chapter and some local activists announced that we would put on a more inclusive and welcoming event at Mount Ararat
BOSTON - There were no cell phones, minicams or even tape recorders back then, so there's no way of knowing whether or not Noah, after he found a parking spot for his ark atop Mount Ararat
, panicked every time it started to rain.
is a snowcapped volcanic cone, located in extreme northeast Turkey.