geographical name mountain 12,848 feet (3916 meters) central Turkey; highest in Asia Minor

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  • Erciyas Daği —   [ ɛrdʒijas dɑː ə], erloschener Vulkan in der Zentraltürkei, mit zwei Gipfeln: 3 917 m über dem Meeresspiegel und 3 703 m über dem Meeresspiegel; höchster Gebirgsstock der kleinasiatischen Halbinsel und Hausberg von Kayseri. Nach Strabo war… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Erciyas Daği — /ˌɛədʒijəs daˈi/ (say .airjeeyuhs dah ee) noun a volcano in central Turkey; now extinct. 3916 m …   Australian English dictionary

  • Эрджияс — (Erciyas)         античный Аргеус (Argaeus), вулканический массив в Турции, на Ю. В. Анатолийского плоскогорья. Высота 3916 м. На склонах 28 конусов. Последнее извержение было в 1 в. н. э. Ледник спускается до 3300 м. У подножий и в нижних частях …   Большая советская энциклопедия

  • Mithridates V of Pontus — Mithridates V Euergetes (Greek: Μιθριδάτης ὁ εὐεργέτης, which means Mithridates the benefactor ; flourished 2nd century BC, reigned 150 BC – 120 BC); also known as Mithridates V of Pontus, Mithradates V of Pontus and Mithradates V Euergetes,[1]… …   Wikipedia

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  • Kayseri — or ancient Caesarea or Mazaca or Caesarea Mazaca geographical name city central Turkey in Asia at foot of Erciyas Mt.; chief city of ancient Cappadocia population 421,362 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Anti-Taurus Mountains — Anti Taurus is a mountain range running northeast from the Taurus Mountains. The tallest mountain in the range is Erciyas DaGi , convert|12851|ft|mhigh. [ [http://www.turk ay] Republic of Turkey] References …   Wikipedia

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