Satellite image of Lebanon. The snow-covered areas nearer the coast is the Mount Lebanon range and the snow-covered areas further inland is the Anti-Lebanon mountain range.
The Anti-Lebanon Mountains (Arabic: جبال لبنان الشرقية, Jabal Lubnan ash-Sharqi, lit. "Eastern Lebanon Mountains"; Lebanese Arabic: جبال الشرقية, Jabal ash-Sharqi, "Eastern Mountains") are a southwest-northeast-trending mountain range that forms the majority of the border between Syria and Lebanon. The border is largely defined along the crest of the range. Most of the range lies in Syria.
The Anti-Lebanon range is approximately 150 kilometres (93 miles) in length. To the north, it extends to almost the latitude of the Syrian city of Homs. To the south, the range coalesces with the Golan Heights plateau but includes the highest peaks of Mount Hermon (Jabal el-Shaykh, in Arabic), at 2,814 metres, and Ta'la't Musa, at 2,669 metres. These peaks are snow-covered for much of the year and are located on the Lebanese-Syrian border.