Ararat at sunrise. In the foreground Khor Virap monastery was built above a prison where Saint Gregory, the first missionary to Armenia, was imprisoned for 13 years. (Photo: 2003 Jon Warren/World Vision)
Ararat, Armenia - Mount Ararat is the highest peak in Turkey with 5165 masl, located in the eastern part of the country, very close to the border with Iran and Armenia. It is an inactive volcano whose summit is covered with perpetual snow.
"Amazing photo of Mount Ararat, Turkey". except, Mount Ararat has been dormant for at least years Millenium, B. This is a photo manipulation by Sako Tchilingirian. The ash cloud is from a Chilean volcano.