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Dead Sea

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Also known as Salt Sea, Dead Sea is the deepest hypersaline lake and one of the saltiest bodies of water in the world. It is bordered by Jordan to the east and West Bank and Israel to the west.
The salinity in isolated seas and salt-water lakes (for example,the Dead Sea) can be considerably greater. SO there's a highsalinity in the Dead Sea. :D
the Christians dead sea scrolls are simular to all of there bibles
how much dead sea water do you have to drink to die
The Dead Sea was the site of refuge for King David in biblicaltimes. It is also known as the first health resort in the world asit has been known for its medicinal properties since ancient times.
Cause ms. goodson pooped everywhere
because it has a LOT of salt which makes the water too heavy to swim in so therefore you can float
ANSWER: . The dead sea is 420 meters or 1378 feet below sea level. Death Valley is 86 meters or 282 feet below sea level. The difference is 334 meters or 1096 feet. See the related links for more information.
Dead sea , and alittle of the Red sea .
Yes it does but it tastes realy nasty and you can feel very ill.
the dead sea is in the city of Qumran.
Because the Roman Catholic church kept them away from public view while they "edited" parts of it. This was because there was information within the writings that proved that many of the practices of the catholic tradition were a heresy to the teachings of Jesus and un-biblically based.
Because the sea's salt content is so high that it cannot sustain life.
The Dead Sea borders Israel to the west, and Jordan to the east. For the source and more detailed information concerning your request, click under the related links section (Wikipedia) indicated directly below this answer section.
Nope, it's a lake in Israel and Jordan.
They are both below sea level. They both normally have extremely higher air pressure which means the air molecules are extremely dense and the air is really heavy. They both have higher temperatures then the surrounding land due to the sun hitting so many air molecules. They are both in a hot and...
Because the dead sea is full of salt. In water, the higher the selinity, or salt content, the easier it is to float in. Thus it is easier to swim as you don't have to put in so much energy to stay afloat. This is why it is easier to swim in the sea, on average. Obviously, if you were swimming in a...
The Dead Sea also called the Salt Sea, is a salt lake bordering Jordan to the east, and Israel and the West Bank to the west. The name 'Dead Sea' is actually a kinder, gentler translation from the Hebrew name 'Yam ha Maved', which means, 'Killer Sea'.The Dead Sea has some of the most saline water on...
I don't know rellay but it's salty and might not tast good.
Three Middle Eastern countries claims the 2000-year-old parchment that details the early Jewish movement. The scrolls' ownership battle, that has been going on for several years between Jordan, Israel and Palestine. Dead sea scrolls refer to the manuscripts found in 11 caves in the northwest shore...
It contains an extremely high concentration of salt diluted in the water making it impossible to live in, and making it heavy enough to float easily in it.
Though there is argument at present, it is obvious they belong to Israel as History records and thus neither the Christians or Moslems have a right to them but Israel has always shared there message.
The Nag Hammadi scrolls (The Dead Sea Scrolls) are not "necessary" for anything passage of the Bible. They do, however, provide us assurance of the accuracy of transmission of Biblical passages over the years as well as insight into the desert religious community that authored them.
As the Dead Sea is only 18 km wide at the widest point the maximum distance you can be from shore is 9 km
No sea - The Dead Sea is entirely landlocked
about 397 meters = 1,300 feet below sea level
The Dead Sea Scrolls were at first famous because of their antiquity. Imagine finding large numbers of scrolls that date right back to biblical times, some of them relatively intact. Even before they could be read and translated, people began imagining that they would contain truths that would...
Even before they could be read and translated, people began imagining that the Dead Sea Scrolls would contain truths that would prove the story of Jesus, or that they would somehow prove the reliability of the Old Testament. Some even hoped that they would contain copies of the New Testament gospels...
Since the salt in the Dead Sea is so thick special equipment must be used for exploration.
The Dead Sea Scrolls were found in 11 cave chambers along the Dead Sea in large jars.
Yes. Bus-loads of tourists do it every day. But you have to shower immediately afterwards, to avoid skin irritation caused by the water's high mineral content.
this is because Muslims believe that Prophet Lut (AS)'s people are where the dead sea is and God sent them punishment because they were corrupt and immoral. According to the Qur'an God told an angel to lift the peice of land up till the seven heavens and then drop it. This is a place of puishment so...
the water is salty because of whale sperm
According to the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, the Dead Sea is "50 mi (80 km) long and up to 11 mi (18 km) wide." For more information on the Dead Sea, see Answers.com at the Related Link.
Although the Book of Genesis is known to have been completed at the time of the Babylonian Exile in the sixth century BCE, no scroll of the book now exists from before the Common Era. Probably the oldest surviving scroll of Genesis was found among the Dead Sea Scrolls, which were hidden from the...
The Dead Sea is a body of water in Israel that has a high salt content thus containing a low level of life. It is part of the biblical holy land. But, most of all it is famous for being the area that the Dead Sea Scrolls are from. Specifically a cave in Qumran is the site where several ancient...
the dead sea scrolls and the Septuagint
Jordan The dead sea is a saltwater lake on the border between Israel and Jordan.
The Dead Sea is NOT called the Holy Land, the Dead Sea is IN the Holy Land. The Holy Land comprises the territories of ancient Judea where Christ was born, grew up and preached his gospel.
The Dead Sea fault zone is located on a Transform boundary.
It is named after Aegis, a king of ancient Greece, who drowned after jumping from a cliff when he mistakenly thought that his son, Theseus, had been killed by the Minotaur, a monster who had the body of a man and the head of a bull, on the island of Crete. Actually the opposite was true. Theseus had...
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The Dead Sea has the highest concentration of mineral salts of any body of water in the world. Because of this concentration, the human body will not sink into the waters as the human body is composed of less minerals and more fresh water. Swimming in so much concentrated mineral matter is difficult...
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being very salty and not containing any fish.
Scroll of Resurrection
Yes, provided they have clearance to go through Israeli border checkpoints. However, it makes much more sense for them to visit the Dead Sea in the West Bank, so that they do not have to go to Israel to enjoy the Dead Sea.
It is in Judea, which is now called the West Bank, which is in the Occupied Territories of Palestine
It is referred as Saak kadal or sava kadal in Tamil
It was known as the Sea of Lot or the Sea of Zo'ar by the Arabs while in Hebrew it is referred to it as the Sea of Salt or the Sea of Death. The Greeks knew it as Lake Asphaltites.
Seawater has a salinity of arround 3.5 percent. So, 1 liter or 1000 milliliters or 1000 cubic centimeters freshwater needs 35 grams of salt to make "seawater".
The Dead Sea has greater salinity than the Baltic Sea. The Baltic has a greater abundance of fresh water, something like 1/40th of its volume as there are some 200 rivers in the region
Most of the scrolls were written in Hebrew and Aramaic. There are also a few in Greek.
Length of Dead Sea is 67 kilometers and its width is 18 kilometers.
With the exception of the "Copper Scroll", the Dead Sea Scrolls are papyrus scrolls. They were hidden in caves near the Dead Sea, in an arid area of very low humidity, conducive to their preservation. Nevertheless, some of the scrolls survived only as tiny fragments, and many are so brittle that...
Assuming it's a regular steel anchor, an anchor, can't float in thedead sea. Dead Sea water is dense and buoyant for being water, butit's not THAT dense.
the Dead Sea was created by an earthquake
The Dead Sea Scrolls were found hidden in caves overlooking the Dead Sea and near a first century community at Qumran. Although the scholarly consensus is that the Qumran community owned the scrolls, there is a minority view that the scrolls were quite separate from that particular community. ...
The Mediterranean Sea is less salty than the Dead Sea. The Dead Sea is the saltiest water on earth because of the high level of evaporation.
The Dead Sea Scrolls were a collection of 800-900 documents, many consisting of ancient biblical texts while others comprised rules for living in the community. By the standard of their day, the biblical texts were not particularly old and do not reflect versions of the various scriptures that...
It is in Asia - Between Israel & Jordan
None, the salt concentration is too high to support any large life forms. Hence it's name, the DEAD sea.
So far the dead sea does not have an owner.
there is too much salt deposits
yes in fact if you happen to float in the dead sea beware. i hope this helped you
Yes there is just like the red sea.
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The first lot of scrolls were discovered in 1947, exact date unknown, the last lot in 1979.
I don't know I have not seen him lately.
Most of the Dead Sea Scrolls were written on rolls of papyrus. Many of these have deteriorated to the point that some are small scraps. One scroll was written on copper. There was great difficulty in opening this fragile relic without destroying it, but it was eventually cut into sections.
Due to the areas extremely hot climate, a lot of evaporation takes place, which leaves behind dissolved minerals in the sea, making its water all the more saltier.
Compared to the Pacific or Atlantic, The Dead Sea's salinity is so high it's almost off the charts. The reason that the sea is dead is -- too much salt.. Immersion in this is like immersion in a large toxic bath that will kill what's on you but -- not you. If the direct reaction of the...
The Dead Sea Scrolls were hidden in caves overlooking the Dead Sea around 70 CE, at the end of the First Roman-Jewish War. They included many standard Jewish scriptures, as well as a number of scolls concerned with rules and practices of the community that hid them. Since John the Baptist was...
Water leaves the Dead Sea by evaporating. There is no outlet. This also why it is the Dead Sea- evaporation over thousands of years has left behind the salts and minerals- far too salty for fish to live in it.
The height of Mount Everest is 8,848m or 29,029ft
It is 420 metres (1,378 ft) below sea level
summer average temperature between 32 and 39 °C (90-102 °F). Winter average temperatures range between 20 and 23 °C (68-74 °F) . From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_Sea#Climate
They can be buried or cremated, or used for science with the highly likely fate of being buried afterwards.
No, the Dead Sea is not connected to the Mediterranean Sea.