Mount Ararat, Turkey

Prominence: 3611 m, 11847 ft

Elevation: 5137 meters, 16,854 feet

True Isolation: 379.29 km, 235.68 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Turkish: Ağrı Dağı
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 42' 13'' N, 44° 17' 56'' E
39.703475, 44.298765 (Dec Deg)
439884 E 4395082 N, Zone 38 (UTM)
CountryTurkey (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceIgdir (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Mount Ararat:
     Europe High Points - Inclusive Grab Bag (Rank #3)
     World Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #48)
     World Drainage Basin High Points over 5000 m high (Rank #39)
     World Top 100 by Prominence (Rank #48)
     UN Member State High Points (Rank #25)
     World Peaks with 300 km of Isolation (Rank #332)
     World Country High Points (Rank #25)
     Asia UN Member High Points (Rank #12)
     Asia Country High Points (Rank #12)
     Middle East Country High Points (Rank #2)
     Asia Range3 High Points (Rank #25)
     Asia Peaks with 300 km of Isolation (Rank #79)
     Ultras of Anatolia, Levant, and Arabia (Rank #1)
     Ultras of the Middle East (Rank #2)
     Ultras of Asia (Rank #18)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 94
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 93)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2007-08-09 by Petter Bjørstad
     2009-08-30 by Lyngve Skrede
     2010-09-25 by Jake Norton
     2011-07-29 by Rob Woodall
     2011-07-29 by Ken Jones (GPS Track)
     2014-05-06 by Paul Fejtek
     2014-08-20 by Donnie Puckle
     2014-08-20 by Michael Cusick
     2014-08-25 by Norbert Schaefer
     2015-04-24 by Sascha Grabow
     2020-08-05 by Bill Hughes
     2021-07-09 by Emil Maipo
     2021-07-28 by Kaspar Kirss
     2021-07-28 by Allan Tobi
     2021-07-28 by Kristen Tamm
     2022-06-17 by Emil Maipo
     2022-07-21 by Tom Milliard
     2022-07-30 by Peter Stone

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Mount Ararat rises above a desert landscape of eastern Turkey (2011-07-29). Photo by Ken Jones.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3611 m/11,847 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 3611 m/11,847 ft
  Line Parent: Damavand
  Key Col: Gardaneh-e-Kuhin    1526 m/5007 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 379.29 km/235.68 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 43, 43.1142
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Shkhara  (NNW)
RangesContinent: Asia
Range2: Anatolia (Highest Point)
Range3: Southeast Anatolia (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsKura (HP)
Caspian Sea
Internal Drainage-Eurasia
Worldwide Internal Drainage
First AscentOctober 09, 1829
    Parrot, Freidrich
Data SourceShuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data
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Ararat (2021-05-06). Photo by Jan Matiášek.
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