List of mountains in the Golan Heights

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This is a list of mountains in the Golan Heights.

Name Height Coordinates Notes
Mount Baron (Hebrew: הר בראון, Har Baron) 1,056 metres (3,465 ft)[1][2] 33°09′30″N 35°46′43″E / 33.15833°N 35.77861°E / 33.15833; 35.77861 Part of an extinct volcano in the northeastern Golan Heights.
Mount Hermon (Arabic: جبل الشيخ, Jabal el-Shaykh, Hebrew: הר חרמון, Har Hermon) 2,814 metres (9,232 ft)[3] 33°24′58″N 35°51′27″E / 33.41611°N 35.85750°E / 33.41611; 35.85750 Parts of Mount Hermon's southern slopes fall within the northern Golan Heights.
Mount Hosek (Hebrew: הר חוזק, Har Hosek) 1,158 metres (3,799 ft) 33°03′14″N 35°51′01″E / 33.05389°N 35.85028°E / 33.05389; 35.85028 Part of an extinct volcano in the eastern Golan Heights.
Mount Ram (Hebrew: הר רם, Har Ram, lit. High Mountain) 1,188 metres (3,898 ft)[4] 33°14′43″N 35°47′02″E / 33.24528°N 35.78389°E / 33.24528; 35.78389 Part of an extinct volcano in the northern Golan Heights.
Mount Shifon (Hebrew: הר שיפון, Har Shifon) 977 metres (3,205 ft)[5] 33°04′10″N 35°46′08″E / 33.06944°N 35.76889°E / 33.06944; 35.76889 Part of an extinct volcano in the northeastern the Golan Heights.
Mount Odem/Ras al-Ahmar (Hebrew: הר אודם, Har Odem, lit. Ruby Mountain, Arabic: رأس الأحمر, Ras al-Ahmar) 1,100 metres (3,600 ft) 33°11′55″N 35°45′15″E / 33.19861°N 35.75417°E / 33.19861; 35.75417 Part of an extinct volcano in the northern Golan Heights.
Tall al-Faras/Mount Peres (Arabic: تل الفرس, Tall al-Faras, Hebrew: הר פרס, Har Peres) 929 metres (3,048 ft)[2][6] 32°57′34″N 35°51′50″E / 32.95944°N 35.86389°E / 32.95944; 35.86389 Volcanic mountain located in central Golan Heights.
Mount Avital/Tall Abu an Nada (Hebrew: הר אביטל, Har Avital, Arabic: تل أبو الندى, Tall Abu an Nada) 1,204 metres (3,950 ft)[2][6] 33°06′38″N 35°47′45″E / 33.11056°N 35.79583°E / 33.11056; 35.79583 Part of an extinct volcano in the northeastern Golan Heights.
Mount Bental/Tal Al-Gharam (Hebrew: הר בנטל, Har Bental, Arabic: تل الغرام, Tal Al-Gharam) 1,171 metres (3,842 ft) 33°07′45″N 35°47′09″E / 33.12917°N 35.78583°E / 33.12917; 35.78583 Part of an extinct volcano in the northeastern Golan Heights.
Mount Bnei Rasan/Tall al Ghassaniyah (Hebrew: הר בני רסן, Har Bnei Rasan, Arabic: تلّ الغسانية, Tall al Ghassaniyah) 1,072 metres (3,517 ft)[1][2][6] 33°04′49″N 35°50′04″E / 33.08028°N 35.83444°E / 33.08028; 35.83444 Part of an extinct volcano in the eastern Golan Heights. Atop the mountain is the Golan Heights Wind Farm.
Tall al Makhfi (Arabic: تل المخفي, Tall al Makhfi) 1,055 metres (3,461 ft)[1][2][6] 33°08′0″N 35°48′0″E / 33.13333°N 35.80000°E / 33.13333; 35.80000 Mountain in the northeastern Golan Heights, north of Quneitra.
Mount Varda/Tall Wardah (Hebrew: הר ורדה, Har Varda, lit. Rose Mountain, Arabic: تل وردة, Tall Wardah) 1,226 metres (4,022 ft)[1][2][6] 33°12′40″N 35°47′20″E / 33.21111°N 35.78889°E / 33.21111; 35.78889 Part of an extinct volcano in the northern Golan Heights.
Mount Yosifon/Tall Yusuf (Hebrew: הר יוסיפון, Har Yosifon, Arabic: تل يوسف, Tall Yusuf) 981 metres (3,219 ft)[1][2][6] 33°03′24″N 35°47′49″E / 33.05667°N 35.79694°E / 33.05667; 35.79694 Part of an extinct volcano in the central Golan Heights.
Mount Hermonit/Tell al-Sheikh (Hebrew: הר חרמונית, Har Hermonit, Arabic: تل الشيخ, Tell al-Sheikh) 1,211 metres (3,973 ft)[1][2][6] 33°10′55″N 35°47′39″E / 33.18194°N 35.79417°E / 33.18194; 35.79417 Part of an extinct volcano in the northern Golan Heights.
Givat Orha/Tel Jukhdar (Hebrew: גבעת אורחה, Givat Orha, Arabic: تل جوخدار, Tel Jukhdar) 646 metres (2,119 ft)[7] 32°55′39″N 35°51′09″E / 32.92750°N 35.85250°E / 32.92750; 35.85250 Hill in southeastern Golan Heights.
Mount Kramim/Tell Sader al-Arus (Hebrew: הר כרמים, Har Kramim, lit. Vineyards Mountain, Arabic: تل صدر العروس, Tell Sader al-Arus) 1,198 metres (3,930 ft)[8] 33°13′06″N 35°46′32″E / 33.21833°N 35.77556°E / 33.21833; 35.77556 Part of an extinct volcano in northern Golan Heights.
Tell Saki (Hebrew: תל א-סאקי, Tell a-Saki, Arabic: تل الساقي), Tell al-Saki) 594 metres (1,949 ft) 32°51′58″N 35°49′50″E / 32.86611°N 35.83056°E / 32.86611; 35.83056 Small extinct volcano in southern Golan Heights.

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  1. ^ a b c d e f Southern Lebanon Border Area 1986
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h South Lebanon and Vicinity 1976
  3. ^ "middle-east-online.com". Archived from the original on 2007-12-24. Retrieved 2010-04-24.
  4. ^ Mount Ram - Israel and Syria: peace and security on the Golan
  5. ^ Mount Shifon - Israel and Syria: peace and security on the Golan p. 105.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g Golan Heights and vicinity 1994
  7. ^ kkl.org.il
  8. ^ Tell Sader al-Arus/Mount Kramim - Israel and Syria: peace and security on the Golan