10 Spectacular Natural Wonders of the Middle East


7. The Dead Sea, Jordan and Israel

Perhaps, the most famous of the natural wonders of the Middle East is the Dead Sea. The healing powers of mineral waters have been known around the world for centuries and nowadays there are numerous spas and resorts on its shores. Being named because nothing can live in its waters, the Dead Sea is located between Jordan, Israel and the West Bank. Lying 1,388 feet below sea level, it is the lowest land elevation on earth. With 33.7% salinity, you can easily float unsupported in it.

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