Jabal Ram

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Jabal Ramm
جبل رم
A wide rocky tan-colored ridge, reaching a high point in the middle, over a desert of reddish sand with a smaller prominence in the foreground
Jabal Ramm from east
Highest point
Elevation 1,734 m (5,689 ft)
Coordinates 29°35′00″N 35°24′00″E / 29.58333°N 35.40000°E / 29.58333; 35.40000Coordinates: 29°35′00″N 35°24′00″E / 29.58333°N 35.40000°E / 29.58333; 35.40000
Translation Mountain of the Ramm (Arabic)
Location Wadi Rum, Jordan
First ascent 1949

Jabal Ram is a mountain in Jordan. Most authorities give its elevation as 1,734 m (5,689 ft) metres above sea level. It was once thought to be the highest point in Jordan, but SRTM data shows that Jabal Umm al Dami is 1,854 m (6,083 ft)[1] metres above sea level and therefore higher.


  1. ^ http://bubl.ac.uk/org/tacit/TAC/tac47/highjink.htm

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