Remains of 'Noah's Ark' discovered in Turkey

09:11, April 30, 2010      

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The press conference on world's first team to enter the remains of what is believed to be the Biblical ship Noah's Ark was held in Beijing on April 28.

The Noah's Ark's exploration team consisted of the Chinese Hong Kong citizens and Turkish citizens. The excavation was conducted on a glacier 4,000 meters above sea level. Finally, they entered the huge timberwork structure of the remains successfully.

According to scientific analysis, the remains were proven to be 4,800 years old. Turkish officials have attached great importance to the discovery and are planning to apply for United Nations World Heritage recognition.

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