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Some characteristics of Noah's ark include that it was made out of gopher, or gofer, wood, based upon divine building plans and that it was designed to hold restricted numbers of each of the animal species in the world. ... More »

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Noah's Ark Ministries International, a group of evangelical Christian archaeologists, claimed discovery of Noah's ark in Turkey following the unearthing of buried wooden compartments in 2007 and 2008. Experts were skepti... More »

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Noah was on the ark for approximately 370 days, assuming a lunar calendar of 360 days. Noah first entered the ark on day 17 of the second month and left the ark on day 27 of the second month the following year. More »

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The supposed remains of Noah's Ark, in archaeological terms, are stated as consisting of seven large wooden compartments, partitioned in different spaces with radiocarbon-dated wood of 4,800 years old. These findings wer... More »

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The Book of Genesis states that Noah's ark came to a rest after the Great Flood in the Mountains of Ararat, which are located in the southeastern Anatolia region of present-day Turkey. Some Christian believers are propon... More »

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Noah took at most 100 years to build the ark, being first mentioned in the Bible at 500 years old and stepping on the ark at 600 years old. The exact time it took Noah to build the ark is not specifically mentioned in th... More »

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Noah was on the ark for approximately 370 days, assuming a lunar calendar of 360 days. Noah first entered the ark on day 17 of the second month and left the ark on day 27 of the second month the following year. More »

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