“What is generally not realized is
that placement of the ark on Mount Ararat is a relatively late phenomenon.
Only in the eleventh and twelfth centuries AD did the focus of
investigators begin to shift toward Mount Ararat as the ark’s
and only by the end of the fourteenth century AD does it seem to
have become a fairly well established tradition.”
Carol Hill, “The Noachian Flood: Universal or Local?”,
Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith, Vol. 54,No. 3.