Jabal Yibir

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Jabal Yibir
Jabal Yibir is located in United Arab Emirates
Jabal Yibir
Jabal Yibir
Location of Jabal Yibir in the United Arab Emirates
Highest point
Elevation 1,727 m (5,666 ft)
Coordinates 25°38′54″N 56°07′45″E / 25.64833°N 56.12917°E / 25.64833; 56.12917Coordinates: 25°38′54″N 56°07′45″E / 25.64833°N 56.12917°E / 25.64833; 56.12917
Geography
Location United Arab Emirates

Jabal Yibir (Arabic: جبل يبر‎‎) is a 1,727 m (5,666 ft)[1] tall mountain in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is located in the Hajar Mountains near 25°38′54″N 56°7′45″E / 25.64833°N 56.12917°E / 25.64833; 56.12917. Jabal Yibir has a prominence of around 300m from its parent peak, Jebel Qihwi, which is on the other side of the border in Musandam, Oman. The highest point in the UAE is Jebel Jais (Ras Al Khaimah) at about 1,910 m just across the border from Jabal Bil Ays, also in Musandam, meaning that Jabal Yibir is not the highest point but the highest peak in the UAE.

A military station is located on the summit making the peak out of access, however, an asphalt road has been built up from wadi tawian to within 400m of the military station, around 100 m (328 feet) below, with many villages along the sides and tracks continuing further into the mountains.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geography of United Arab Emirates, Landforms - World Atlas". www.worldatlas.com. Retrieved 2017-03-27.