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Citing security concerns, Turkish authorities have long kept visitors—including archaeology enthusiasts looking for remnants of Noah's Ark—away from Mount Ararat. Anticipating a change, however, tourism minister Mustafa Tasar told the newspaper Milliyet that a replica of the boat will be built in the mountain town of Agri, complete with a museum, restaurant, conference hall, library, and 500-bed hotel. A five-mile cable car ride will take visitors up the mountain. B. J. Corbin, of NoahsArkSearch.com, says he doubts it will become the next Disneyland. "It's always going to be a dangerous area," he says.


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See Noah'sArkSearch.com for frequently asked questions, a list of resources, and extensive links.

Space.com has satellite pictures of Mt. Ararat to search and zoom in on.

The Guardian, London, provides a page of links on Noah's ark.

Related Christianity Today articles include:

Bird Searches for ArkWorld's highest-resolution commercial imaging satellite will investigate the "Ararat Anomaly." (Dec. 10, 2001)
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