It is just possible that this hill is Mount Ararat
, and that Noah's Ark rested here, and he ate oysters and threw the shells overboard.
Here, then, is a puzzle for the learned," observed D'Artagnan, "until now they have never been able to agree as to the situation of Paradise; some place it on Mount Ararat
, others between the rivers Tigris and Euphrates; it seems that they have been looking very far away for it, while it was actually very near.
The Apple Orchard, Mount Ararat
Road, Highgate," Mary said, speaking slowly and rather strangely.
For example, Mount Ararat
could be a great tourist destination with a Noah's Ark theme or Van could have a monster theme, but it has not happened.
A sense of the enduring spiritual and emotional importance of the symbols of Armenian faith in the national consciousness--not least Mount Ararat
, with Noah's Ark at its summit, and the Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin--is one of the revelations of 'Switzerland-Armenia: The Kalfayan Collection, on the Path of Memory'.
Gold carved and decorated with Armenian national motifs including Pomegranate which is the Armenian symbol of life, Crane which is our traditional symbol of exile that also represents the Armenian Diaspora and Mount Ararat
, the portrait of the Armenian People and Land, and the symbol of their survival.
Bushra's sister Aisha Farooqui, deputy chief of mission at Pakistan's embassy in Ankara, said her sister was an avid trekker and mountaineer who took on peaks such as Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania and Mount Ararat
Historical reports, scientific evidence and biblical accounts point to Mount Ararat
, now located in Eastern Turkey, as the Ark's final resting place.
A Mount Sinai B Mount of Olives C Mount Hebron D Mount Ararat
QUESTION 7 - for 7 points: What was pioneered in the UK by Sir Rowland Hill in 1840?
PICTURES showing a birds-eye view of landmarks including the pyramids of Giza, Mount Ararat
in Turkey and the coastal dunes of Namibia have made one astronaut a real star.
Driving from the eastern Turkish town of Dogubayazit, situated at the foot of Mount Ararat
, to the border with Iran 40 kilometers to the east, no one can miss the double-lined trail of trucks either parked or covering the remaining kilometers at a snail's pace.
A Mount Olivet B Mount Sinai C Mount Ararat
D Mount Carmel QUESTION 12 - for 12 points: Which islands lie to the north-west of the Shetlands?