7 Wonders of Israel
Israel is officially known as the State of Israel. It is an Asian country located in the Middle Est located on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. The country of Israel could be argued as a wonder itself because of the historical and religious affiliation with the Christian faith.Israel accounts for 8,522 square miles (22,072 sq. km) of land area. This small country is diverse with geographical features including desert, mountains, fertile valleys, and coastal plains.
What are the 7 Wonders of Israel?
The Dead Sea is found at 1,412 feet (430.5 m) below sea level making it the earth’s lowest elevation on land. The Dead Sea reaches a depth of 997 feet (304 m) giving it the distinction of also being the deepest hypersaline lake in the world.
The Dead Sea is 9 time saltier than the ocean and is recognized as one of the world’s saltiest bodies of water. It stretches a length of 31 miles (50 km) and a width of 9.3 miles (15 km) creating a surface area of 234 square miles (605 sq. km).
The Dead Sea has the honor of being one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Asia and is one of Israel’s leading attractions.