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Dancing at the Dead Sea

tracking the world"s environmental hotspots

by Alanna Mitchell

  • 366 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Key Porter Books in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mitchell, Alanna -- Travel.,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on.,
  • Extinction (Biology),
  • Environmental degradation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-234) and index.

    StatementAlanna Mitchell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF75 .M58 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination239 p. ;
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3374491M
    ISBN 101552635864
    LC Control Number2004463357
    OCLC/WorldCa53847124

      The Dead Sea, bordered on one side by Jordan and on the other side by Israel, is a natural wonder visited by many tourists every lowest point on Earth, it is also one of the saltiest bodies of water in the world. Its light turquoise color, the white salt crystals on its shores and protruding from its waters, and the golden-brown mountains surrounding it, make the Dead Sea landscape. Save 84% off the newsstand price! Gidon bromberg is nervous. On a sweltering August afternoon, the Israeli environmental activist leads me along the shore of the Dead Sea, watching every step we Author: Joshua Hammer.

    Check out this great listen on For years Heather Tradescant had dreamed of the journey she and her father would take to England - a pilgrimage to the great gardens of history. Now that her father is dead, Heather is determined to fulfill his dreams. Unfortunately her request to see th.   This is the Dead Sea. As you can see, it appears quite dead. There are no plants, fish, or any other visible life in the sea. Its salt concentration is a staggering %, times saltier than Author: Jennifer Frazer.

    The Dead Sea, known in Hebrew as Yam Ha-Melakh (the Sea of Salt) is the lowest point on earth, surrounded by the stunning landscape of the Negev shores of the Dead Sea are the lowest point on the surface of the earth, and the saline water of the lake give lead to the name because no fish can survive in the salty waters. Dancing with the Dead: Journey Through Zanzibar and Madagascar This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.


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