Dead Sea (Jordan)

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The Dead Sea is the lowest elevation on Earth’s surface on dry land, its surface and shores are 422 meters (1,385 ft) below sea level. On the border of Jordan and Israel, the road around the Dead Sea also happens to be the lowest road on Earth. Famous for its salinity (over ten times that of the Mediterranean Sea), the Dead Sea is said to be home of the first health retreat. Because of the extreme salt content, no life can survive in the sea, hence the name.

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~ by mlmcored on August 9, 2009.

One Response to “Dead Sea (Jordan)”

  1. I’d love to go there.

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