Dead sea which is also known as salt sea. It is a salt lake bordering Jordan to the east and the west bank to the west. It is hyper saline lake which is a truly unique place. Meaning of Hyper saline lake is a landlocked body that contains significant concentrations of mineral salts or other sodium chloride with saline levels surpassing that of ocean water. Below sea level the surface and shores of the Dead Sea are 423 meters which makes earth lowest elevation on land.
world’s saltiest water in Dead Sea
One of the Dead Sea unusual feature is it discharge of asphalt. It is constantly spits up small pebbles and blocks of the black substance. This Asphalt coated figurines and bitumen coated Neolithic skulls from the logical sites have been found. It is the world’s lowest road highway 90 runs along the Israeli and west bank shores of the Dead Sea at 393 m below sea level. Ober all this is a very nice place to visit.
The Dead Sea