Curious about the Dead Sea
• curious about the Dead Sea
The Dead Sea is located between Israel and Jordan and is the most salty body of water in the world. The water level in the Dead Sea falls by about 1 meter per year, and, according to experts, the pace in 2050 pond dry up completely.
The reduction of groundwater has led to the formation of thousands of sinks, absorbing the tourist infrastructure on the coast of the Dead Sea. In 2018 starts the construction of the Canal of the two seas, by which the transfer will be carried out water from the Red Sea to the Dead, which will save him from the final drying.
A tourist from Germany, read the guide in the waters of the Dead Sea, June 4, 2005.
A column of Lot's wife on the southern shore of the Dead Sea in the Governorate of Karak in Jordan, December 29, 2007.
Sinkholes left by retreating Dead Sea, near Kibbutz Ein Gedi in Israel, November 10, 2011.
is covered with salt stones on the coast of the Dead Sea, 11 April 2012.
The elderly Palestinian women in the waters of the Dead Sea in the West Bank, October 2, 2008.
Mountain Goat on the shore of the Dead Sea, 17 March 2009.
The salt formation in the Dead Sea, Dec. 5, 2011.
Therapeutic mud of the Dead Sea, May 28, 2009.
the water-filled sinkholes on the coast of the Dead Sea, Dec. 5, 2011.
Sinkholes on a dried portion of the Dead Sea in the south of Israel, September 30, 2010.
property, failures in karst funnel in an abandoned resort on the shores of the Dead Sea in Israel, July 28, 2015.
Sinkholes in the territory of an abandoned resort of Ein Gedi on the shore of the Dead Sea in Israel, July 11, 2016.
sinkhole in the territory of an abandoned resort of Ein Gedi on the shore of the Dead Sea in Israel, July 11, 2016.
Potassium Plant Dead Sea Works on the coast of the Dead Sea in Israel, February 16, 2016. Dead Sea Works seventh is the world's largest manufacturer and supplier of potassium chloride. The plant employs more than 10,000 people, mostly from the south of Israel.
The magnesium plant near the Dead Sea, 16 December 2008.
The Israelites bathe in the hot springs on the shores of the Dead Sea near Kibbutz Ein Gedi, November 10, 2011.
The fortress of Masada on the Dead Sea in the south of Israel, September 30, 2010.
People bathe in the river, which flows into the Dead Sea, in Jordan, November 5, 2016.
Tourists bathing in the mineral rich waters of the Dead Sea resort of Ein Bokek in Israel, November 10, 2011.
mud treatment at the resort in the settlement of Mitzpe Shalem in the West Bank, December 1, 2012.
Rainbow over the mountains near the coast of the Dead Sea in the settlement of Avnet on the West Bank, 28 January 2017.