Deid Sea

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Deid Sea
Dead Sea by David Shankbone.jpg
A view frae the Israeli side leukin athort tae Jordan
Coordinates 31°30′N 35°30′E / 31.500°N 35.500°E / 31.500; 35.500Coordinates: 31°30′N 35°30′E / 31.500°N 35.500°E / 31.500; 35.500
Loch teep Endorheic
Hypersaline
Primary inflows Jordan River
Primar ootflows None
Catchment aurie 41,650 km2 (16,080 sq mi)
Basin kintras Israel
Jordan
Syria
Lebanon
Palestine
Egypt
Max. lenth 50 km (31 mi)[1]
Max. weenth 15 km (9.3 mi)[1]
Surface aurie 600 km2 (230 sq mi)
Average deepth 200 m (656 ft)[2]
Max. deepth 306 m (1,004 ft)
Watter vollum 114 km3 (27 cu mi)[2]
Shore lenth1 135 km (84 mi)
Surface elevation −427 m (−1,401 ft)[3]
References [2][3]
1 Shore lenth is nae a weel-defined meisur.

The Deid Sea (Ebreu: יָם הַ‏‏מֶּ‏‏לַ‏ח‬, Yām HaMélaḥ, "Sea o Saut", an aa Ebreu: יָם הַ‏‏מָּוֶת‬, Yām HaMā́weṯ, "The Sea o Daith"; Arabic: البحر الميتAbout this sound al-Baḥr al-Mayyit ,[4]), an aa cried the Saut Sea, is a saut lake borderin Jordan tae the east, an Palestine an Israel tae the wast.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Virtual Israel Experience: The Dead Sea". Jewish Virtual Library. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Dead Sea Data Summary 2012.Water Authority of Israel. The World Bank - 'The Red Sea - Dead Sea Water Conveyance Study Program' - 2013.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Monitoring of the Dead Sea". Israel Marine Data Center (ISRAMAR). 
  4. The first airticle al- is unnecessary an uisually nae uised.