Here are a couple of shots of Turkey from the air (unfortunately, I havenâ€™t just been on holiday there â€“ these were taken last year while flying to London).
While we were flying over Turkey I spotted a mountain and thought that I might be Mt. Ararat â€“ the highest mountain in Turkey, and thought by some to be the place where Noahâ€™s Ark landed.
It looked very majestic, rising out of low lands into a snow covered cone, an old volcano now wrinkled with ageâ€¦
also interesting, is the way in which there is a lot more snow on one side than the other, I suspect this is because the lake on the other side somehow makes it warmer
From further away, you can see that it dominates the areaâ€¦
Anyway, to find out what it really is, I tried Google Earth â€“ Mt. Ararat looks like this:
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