Aragats


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Aragats

(Russian ˌaraˈɡats)
n
(Placename) Mount Aragats a volcanic mountain in NW Armenia. Height: 4090 m (13 419 ft). Turkish name: Alagez
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Caption: GYULBUDAGHIAN'S NEBULA Observing at Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory, on the southern slope of the Armenian mountain Aragats, Armen Gyulbudaghian and his collaborators first discovered this jewel.
Next came the Aragats and Aparan regions where the majority of the work had been already completed on a satisfactory level, and the rest will be completed within the upcoming several days.
The president also visited Aragats Boulevard that was severely damaged by the earthquake of 1988.
The first in a series of volumes to report on the fieldwork, this book offers excavations held in 1998 and 2000 by Project ArAGATS devoted to discovering a complete historic record from the prehistoric through historic periods--comprising the time from the early bronze age through iron period--with a focus on the changes in settlement and landscape.
Nestled at the foot of Mount Aragats, Armenia's highest peak, the villages of Riya Taza and Alagyaz hardly merit more than a passing glance from motorists heading north towards the border with Georgia.
Yezidis are concentrated primarily in agricultural areas around Mount Aragats, northwest of the capital Yerevan.