The Dead Sea

By: Brock Hislop and Emma Estay 1B

Location

Also known as the salt sea the Dead Sea is a salt lake bordering Jordan to the east and Israel and the West Bank to the west. It is located in the Jordan Rift Valley.

Elevation

The Dead Sea is 377 Meters deep, the deepest salt lake in the world. It is 55km in length and 18km in width.

Human Interaction

As was stated above, it is a main tourist attraction. The sea water has a density of 1.240kg/L which makes swimming similar to floating.