Greater Mount Ararat from the south. The peek is 17,000 feet in elevation, while the village of Dogubeyazit is 5,000 feet.
Pre-cuneiform inscription on a rock near the ancient altar.
The Ahora Gorge, deeper than Grand Canyon, swallows climbers.
Wood was found adjacent to and within the Parrot Glacier, descending the East face of Ararat.
Entrance to a tunnel behind the Pre-Hittite cave.
The Ahora Gorge from 11,000 feet elevation.
Undeciphered inscriptions found within the Ahora Gorge.
Mount Ararat from the north. The Ahora Gorge can be seen.
Hand-hewn cave, evidently a tomb dating from pre-Hittite times, carved soon after the Flood.
Kurdish girls pose for a picture with a rock containing carvings of uncertain age. Numerous similar inscriptions are nearby.
Mount Ararat from the south. The people of the area live quite simply.
The altar is well constructed, with steps leading up to it.