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Anatolia

Range TypeMiscellaneous physical or political Feature
Highest PointMount Ararat (5137 m/16,854 ft)
CountriesTurkey (92%), Iran (3%), Iraq (2%), Syria (2%), Georgia (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area818,105 sq km / 315,871 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent701 km / 436 mi North-South
1,692 km / 1,051 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long39° 9' N; 35° 53' E
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Map of Anatolia
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Anatolia.
AsiaLevel 1 (Parent)
         AnatoliaLevel 2
                 Western AnatoliaLevel 3 (Child)
                 Pontic MountainsLevel 3 (Child)
                 Central AnatoliaLevel 3 (Child)
                 Taurus MountainsLevel 3 (Child)
                 Southeast AnatoliaLevel 3 (Child)
         Levant RangesLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Zagros MountainsLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Iranian PlateauLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Arabian PeninsulaLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Central Asia RangesLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Tien ShanLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Tibet and Central ChinaLevel 2 (Sibling)
         HimalayaLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Indian SubcontinentLevel 2 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Anatolia

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange3
1.Mount Ararat513716,854Southeast Anatolia
2.Resko Tepe413613,570Southeast Anatolia
3.Suphan Dagi405813,314Southeast Anatolia
4.Kackar Dagi393112,897Pontic Mountains
5.Erciyes Dagi391712,851Central Anatolia
6.Little Ararat389612,782Southeast Anatolia
7.Samdi Dag381112,503Southeast Anatolia
8.Mor Dagi380012,467Southeast Anatolia
9.Kizilkaya376712,359Taurus Mountains
10.Demirkazik375612,323Taurus Mountains
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange3
1.Mount Ararat513716,854Southeast Anatolia
2.Kackar Dagi393112,897Pontic Mountains
3.Erciyes Dagi391712,851Central Anatolia
4.Kizilkaya376712,359Taurus Mountains
5.Aladağ Tepe373412,251Western Anatolia



Photos of Peaks in the Anatolia

Mount Ararat
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Mount Ararat rises above a desert landscape of eastern Turkey (2011-07-29). Photo by Ken Jones.
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Erciyes Dagi
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Erciyes Dagi is one the many high and rugged peaks of Turkey that are almost unknown to most western climbers (2011-07-22). Photo by Ken Jones.
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Kesis Dagi
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Turkey hides many areas of dramatic alpine scenery, such as this scene near Kesis Dagi (2011-07-24). Photo by Ken Jones.
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Medetsiz Tepe
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Scree on the path to Medetsiz Tepe, Turkey (2011-07-20). Photo by Ken Jones.
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Mount Mezovit
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Mount Mezovit in the remote and beautiful Kackar Range of Turkey (2010-06-01). Photo by Jan Triska.
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Hasan Dagi
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Hasan Dagi, Turkey under a lenticular cloud cap (2011-07-17). Photo by Ken Jones.
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