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The search for the lost mountain

Here are a couple of shots of Turkey from the air (unfortunately, I haven’t just been on holiday there – 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 – the highest mountain in Turkey, and thought by some to be the place where Noah’s Ark landed.
It looked very majestic, rising out of low lands into a snow covered cone, an old volcano now wrinkled with age…

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 area…

Anyway, to find out what it really is, I tried Google Earth – Mt. Ararat looks like this:
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