Sunday, April 04, 2004

Dead Sea

Arabic �Al-Bahr al-Mayyit�, Hebrew �Yam HaMelah�, also known as �Salt Sea� landlocked salt lake between Israel and Jordan, which lies some 1,300 feet (400 metres) below sea level - the lowest elevation and the lowest body of water on the surface of the Earth. Its eastern shore belongs to Jordan, and the southern half of its western shore belongs to Israel. The northern half of the western shore lies within the Palestinian West Bank and has been under Israeli

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