Europe, Turkey: Van
- Greater Ararat
- Mountaineering - 8 Day(s)
- 1 Jun - 30 Sep
- Moderate/ Challenging
- 5 people climbed it
|Mountain Name(s): Greater Ararat, Ararat, Арарат, Большой Арарат||Geology:||Volcanic|
|Elevation:||5137 m / 16853.7 ft||Snow line:||3800 m / 12467.2 ft|
Greater Ararat; (5 137 m /16 854 feet)
||Prominence:||3 611 m/11 847 ft|
|Location:||Turkey(Iğdır);||Isolation:||379 380 km/1 244 680 miles|
01 Jun - 30 Sep;
|Parent Range:||Armenian Highlands||Nearest Airport(s):||Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW);|
|Range:||Ararat Massif||Convenience Center(s):||Van;|
|First Ascent:||27/9/1829 Dr. Friedrich Parrot (Germany), Khachatur Abovian (Armenia), Alexey Zdorovenko (Russia), Matvey Chaplanov , Ovannes Ayvazyan , Murad Pogosyan ... More||National Park(s):||Please update|
• The last eruption of Ararat occurred July 2, 1840; it was accompanied by an earthquake. As a result of earthquakes and avalanches have been destroyed monastery of St. Jacob and Arguri village located on a hill; since then there are no permanent settlements on the slopes.
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