Noah's Ark Found on Mt Turkey


ANKARA - A group of explorers Evangelist (preacher) of China and Turkey claimed that the remains they found chunks of wood in the mountains of Ararat, the Turkish part Timut, showed signs of relics of Noah's Ark.

Reported by FoxNews on Saturday (7/7/2012), the explorers said that carbon dating proves the relics which had existed since 4800 years ago, which means that at the time, the ship was afloat. Mount Ararat has long been suspected as the final resting place of Noah's Ark by the Evangelists and literalist to validate biblical stories.


Yeung Wing-Cheung of the Department of International research team that revealed the discovery of Noah's Ark says, "It's not 100 percent that this is a Noah's Ark, but we think this is 99.9 percent of the ship Noah," he said. There are several reports on the findings that indicate the remains of Noah's ark, and the best known are the findings of archaeologist Ron Wyatt made in 1987.


The Turkish government says the discovery of the site area in the mountains of Ararat as a national park. After the discovery of a boat-shaped object that runs on the mountain.


Evangelicals believe that the current findings on Noah's Ark was likely an artifact of the truth. They called for a Dutch researcher Ark, Gerrit Aalten, to verify its validity.


"The significance of this discovery is, that for the first time in the history of the discovery of Noah's ark is well documented and express it to people around the world," said Aalten. He cites a lot of detail in accordance with historical records of the ship, he also believes that this is a legitimate archaeological findings.


"There is some evidence that the structure found on Mount Ararat, Eastern Turkey are the legendary Noah's Ark," said Aalten. Noah's Ark International Department representative said that the ship's structure contains several compartments (separate parts), there is a block of wood which they believe are used to house the animals.


During the press conference, Lee described the Panda team members when they visit the site. "In October 2008, I did climb a mountain with a team from Turkey. At an altitude of over 4,000 meters, I saw a structure built with the object that resembles a wooden board," he said.


"Every board has a width of 8 inches. I could see tenons (thorn), evidence of a more ancient construction is before rather than the use of metal spikes," he added.He relates that he and the team runs about 100 meters to another site.


"I saw the broken wood fragments embedded in a glacier, with a length of approximately 20 meters. I watched the landscape and found that the wooden structure that is permanently covered by ice and volcanic rocks," he added.


Local officials in Turkey will ask the central government in Ankara to apply for status as a UNESCO World Heritage. Thus, the site may be preserved for some time, during an archaeological excavation of the site.

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