Moont Catherine

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Moont Catherine
Gabal Katrîne
Mount of Saint Catherine.jpg
Heichest pynt
Elevation2,629 m (8,625 ft) [1]
Prominence2,404 m (7,887 ft) [1]
LeetinKintra heich pynt
Coordinates28°30′42″N 33°57′09″E / 28.51167°N 33.95250°E / 28.51167; 33.95250Coordinates: 28°30′42″N 33°57′09″E / 28.51167°N 33.95250°E / 28.51167; 33.95250[1]
Moont Catherine is locatit in Egypt
Moont Catherine
Moont Catherine
Location o Moont Catherine in Egyp
LocationSinai Peninsula, Egypt

Moont Catherine (Arabic: جبل كاثرين‎), locally kent as Gabal Katrîne, is the heichest moontain in Egyp. It is locatit near the ceety o Saunt Catherine in the Sooth Sinai Govrenorate.

Moont Catherine rocks

The name is derived frae the Christian tradeetion that angels transportit tae this moontain the body o the mairtyred Saunt Catherine o Alexandria.

Nomad on Moont Catherine.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Africa Ultra-Prominences" Note: An elevation from an older survey (2,642 m) is sometimes given. A more recent survey measured the peak at 2,629 m.[1] Retrieved 2012-09-30.