Eilat Mountains

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Eilat Mountains
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Eilat Mountains reflection in the sea, 2007
Highest point
Elevation 899 m (2,949 ft)
Coordinates 29°40′02″N 34°54′51″E / 29.66722°N 34.91417°E / 29.66722; 34.91417Coordinates: 29°40′02″N 34°54′51″E / 29.66722°N 34.91417°E / 29.66722; 34.91417
Geography
Eilat Mountains is located in Israel
Eilat Mountains
Eilat Mountains
Southern Negev, Israel
Geology
Mountain type Igneous rock

Eilat Mountains (Hebrew: הרי אילת‎‎ Harei Eilat) is a term for a mountain range in the south of Israel, within the southern Negev.[1]

The mountains are named after the nearby city of Eilat and the biblical name of the city Eilot (Eiloth), which was situated where today the city of Eilat is located.

The Mountain ranges chain of Timna belongs to the Eilat Mountains.[2]

Among the central block of mountains, Mount Hezekiah is the highest, followed by Mount Solomon, although to the casual observer it would seem as if Mount Solomon is higher than Mount Hezekiah.

Ramat Yotam is the lowest mountain in the ridge, regardless of all hills located in the ridge.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karst Hydrology: Proceedings of an International Workshop (Workshop W2) Held at Rabat, Morocco, During the Fifth Scientific Assembly of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) : from 23 April to 3 May, 1997. International Association of Hydrological Sciences. 1998. p. 146. ISBN 1901502406. 
  2. ^ Biological Resources and Migration. Springer Science & Business Media. 2013. p. 363. ISBN 3662060833.