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|Elevation||2,980 to 3,075 m
(9,777 to 10,089 ft)
|Prominence||2,818 m (9,245 ft)
|Listing||Country high point
|Range||Al Hajar Mountains|
Jebel Shams Arabic: جبل شمس, (mountain of sun) is a mountain located in northeastern Oman north of Al Hamra town. It is the highest mountain of the country and part of Al Hajar Mountains range. It is a popular sightseeing area located 240 km (149 mi) from Muscat. In the summer, temperature is around 20°C (68°F) and in the winter it drops to less than 0°C (32°F).
- ^ Sources differ as to the height of the summit of Jabal Shams, with figures ranging between 2,980 and 3,075 metres (9,777 to 10,089 ft). The Omani Ministry of Information gives the latter figure.
- "Jabal ash Sham, Oman". Peakbagger.com. This prominence value is based on an elevation of 3,018 m.
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