The East Jordan Valley Survey, 1975

@article{Ibrahim1976TheEJ,
  title={The East Jordan Valley Survey, 1975},
  author={Moussa Ibrahim and James A. Sauer and Khair Yassine},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research},
  year={1976},
  volume={222},
  pages={41 - 66}
}
The Jordan Valley, which lies entirely below sea level, is the lowest valley on earth. From the freshwater Sea of Galilee, at a level of ca. -212 m. (-696 ft.), the Jordan River meanders south through the valley and empties into the salty and sterile Dead Sea, at a level of ca. -394 m. (-1,291 ft.). Currently the levels of the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea, which fluctuate greatly, are much lower than these listed levels. Since 1948 and especially 1967, the Jordan River has served as the… 
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