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Very nice spot on the road to Dead Sea from Madaba, if you travel by car it is worth to descent side road to have refreshing plunge in the spring.

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B: Dead Sea

Par Marek Koszorek, A 3.3 km

Dead Sea

C: Dead Sea

Par 360 Riyadh, A 4.8 km

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Dead Sea

D: Dead Sea - البحر الميت

Par 360 Riyadh, A 5.7 km

Dead Sea - البحر الميت

E: The Dead Sea

Par 360 Riyadh, A 7.3 km

The Dead Sea (Yam Hamelakh -- "The Salt Sea") is the lowest place on earth, roughly 1,300 feet (400 m...

The Dead Sea

F: St. George's Church

Par Henk Bos, A 8.3 km

Created in AD560. Originally it contained more than 2 million pieces, but only one third has survived.

St. George's Church

G: Dead Sea Beach

Par Marek Koszorek, A 10.3 km

Dead Sea Beach

H: Dead Sea

Par Furman Artjem, A 17.4 km

Dead Sea

I: Dead Sea not dead

Par Chaka, A 17.9 km

Dead Sea not dead

J: Fault Mirror in Carbonates along the dead sea

Par Renaud Toussaint, A 18.0 km

Fault mirror in carbonate rocks, normal fault along the dead sea. Long vertical striations are the ma...

Fault Mirror in Carbonates along the dead sea

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Ceci est un aperçu de Middle East

Modern civilization began right here in the Tigris-Euphrates river valley. Also known as the Fertile Crescent or Mesopotamia, this is the place where, six thousand years ago, agriculture, writing and mathematics were brought into widespread use.

The term "Middle East" comes from the British navy, which used it to describe the countries on the trade route from Europe to India and China. Everything from Afghanistan to Morocco may possibly be classified as "middle eastern", depending on whom you ask -- and when.

Only a partial list of past Empires in the middle eastern territory includes Sumeria, Babylonia, Persia, the Ottoman Empire and the Roman Empire!

When northern Europe was still lurking about in slimy cold stone castles playing chess, the Middle East was enjoying the flowers of poetry, luxurious craftsmanship, music and literature. In fact, the Renaissance in Europe was partly inspired by stories brought back from the middle east by travelers along the trade route.

Strategic location, religious history and the world's largest supply of crude oil have kept the Middle East at the center of world activity for centuries. The saga continues.

Text by Steve Smith.

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