14. Holy Land Elevations

14. Holy Land Elevations

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South to North Orientation*

Rabbah (Amman) 3,530 ft

Jerusalem 2,540 ft

Eastern Tablelands of Trans-Jordan

Level of the Mediterranean Sea 0 ft

The Shephelah about 1,240 ft

Jericho -825 ft

Judean Hill Country 2,000–3,000 ft

Level of Dead Sea -1,302 ft

Bottom of Dead Sea -2,680 ft

Kilometers (Approx.)

0 32 64 96 128

N

East to West Orientation*

Level of the Mediterranean Sea 0 ft

Mt. Zion 2,540 ft

Mt. Moriah 2,440 ft

Mt. of Olives 2,660 ft

Mt. Gerizim 2,849 ft

Mt. Ebal 3,077 ft

Mt. Gilboa 1,648 ft

Mt. Tabor 1,930 ft

Mt. Hermon 9,232 ft

Level of Dead Sea -1,302 ft

Jericho -825 ft

Jerusalem 2,540 ft

Sea of Galilee -690 ft

Lake Huleh 220 ft

*The topographical relief has been magnified to more clearly show differences in elevation.

Kilometers (Approx.)

0 56 112 168 224

A B C D

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Miles (Approx.)

0 20 40 60 80

Miles (Approx.)

0 35 70 105 140