Mount Ararat is the highest volcanic massif of the Armenian Highlands in Western Armenia, belongs to the stratovolcanoes. It is located on the right bank of the middle course of the Araks River, 16 kilometers from the border with Iran, 32 kilometers from the border with Armenia. It consists of two cones of dormant volcanoes merged by the bases, the Big Ararat Masis and the Small Ararat Sis. The peak of the Great Ararat, 5165 meters above sea level, is the highest point of the Armenian Highlands. Small - 3925 meters. The distance between the neighboring cones is 11 km.
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