Asked in Israel
What is lowest place in the world is a body of water that lies between the countries of Jordan and Israel?
Asked in Earth Sciences, Geography, Elevations
What two countries share the earth's lowest land point?
Jordan and Israel share the margins of the Dead Sea, the lowest point of dry land. However, the bed of the Byrd Glacier in Antarctica, covered in ice, is about 9 000 ft below sea level. ...
What is the lowest point on the Earth's surface?
The lowest point on land is the shore of the Dead Sea at 1,388 feet (423 meters) below sea level. The Dead Sea lies between Israel and Jordan. The lowest point anywhere on the Earth's surface is the Marianas Trench (Challenger Deep) at 36,198 feet (11,034 meters) below sea level. ...
Asked in Death Valley
Is Death Valley the lowest geographical point in the world?
The lowest point on land on earth is at the Dead Sea, on the border of Jordan and Israel. The Dead Sea lies at 1,312 feet (400 meters) below sea level. ...
Which country shares the Dead Sea with Israel?
The Dead Sea (lowest point on earth) lies in the Jordan Valley - part of the Afro Syrian Rift Valley. The Jordan forms the land border between Israel & the Hashmenite Kingdom of Jordan and the Dead Sea is also jointly controlled by Israel and Jordan. The Dead Sea is extremely rich in salt and other minerals - resulting in the unusual phenomenon of extreme flotation. You can lie back and read the paper without fear of sinking, although it can be extremely...
Asked in Geography, Israel, Mapping and Cartography
Is the lowest spot on the surface of the earth is half in Israel and half in Jordan then what is it?
The question is describing the Dead Sea. Technically, a 'spot' has no dimensions, and thus it can't be half-and-half anything. ...
Asked in Travel & Places, Geography, Elevations
What is the lowest place on Earth?
The lowest place on Earth: The deepest part of the Mariana Trench (or Marianas Trench) north of New Guinea and south of Guam lies 10944 meters, or 35,797 feet, or 6.8 miles below the surface of the ocean. So far, that would be the lowest place you could go on earth. The lowest place on the surface of the Earth is the shore of the Dead Sea, which is 417 m below sea level. It lies on the border between Jordan and...
Asked in Lakes and Rivers, Oceans and Seas
When where and how did the Jordan River flow?
The River Jordan still flows through Israel and Jordan. You might like to look them up in an atlas. It flows from North to South & ends in the Dead Sea. The reason it flows is quite simple: Gravity. No rivers flow out of the Dead Sea, the lowest place on Earth, all the water flowing in is evaporated by the heat of the sun. ...
Asked in Travel & Places, Geography
What State has the lowest valley?
In the United States, the State of California has the deepest valley in the Western Hemisphere. It is called Death Valley and is a National Park. Using the term "state" to mean a country, then the Dead Sea which borders the States of Israel and Jordan is the lowest point on land below sea level. ...
Asked in Gay Lesbian and Bisexual
What are the attitudes toward gay people in Asia?
Attitudes in Asia toward gay people vary greatly from country to country. As of 2017, the highest acceptance of gay people are in the following countries (in no particular order): The Philippines Thailand Japan Israel South Korea The countries with the lowest acceptance of gay people in Asia include: Saudi Arabia Yemen Iran Syria The Palestinian Authority Egypt Jordan Pakistan ...