The Dead Sea - In the last four decades, the Dead Sea has shrunk by a third and sunk 80 feet—13 inches per year!—stranding formerly seaside resorts and restaurants nearly a mile from shore. The Jordan River is the lake’s sole source, and as surrounding countries increasingly tap its waters, little reaches the Dead Sea, which could disappear within 50 years. Nature Wonder, Jordans Rivers, Képkeresési Találat, Dead Sea, Lowest Point, Google Képkeresési, Seaside Resorts, Pinay Travel, Highest Concentration
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The River Jordan. Historically and spiritually significant river in Israel. Said to be the place where John baptized Jesus and the place where Elisa healed Naaman by having him bathe in its waters. Water flows into it from the Sea of Galilee. Empties into the Dead Sea.
Puerto Princesa Subterranean River in the Philippines is the longest navigable underground river in the world. In 2012, Puerto Princesa Subterranean National Park was selected as one of the 7 wonders of the world. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. by Andrea Pistolesi/Getty
Tourists know Colmar (France) as the capital of Alsatian wine, an ultra-classy white variety. They also know Colmar for its quaint canals. Long ago, the canals in Colmar's "Little Venice" were buzzing with butchers, fishmongers and tanners.