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Israel's Rivers

Israel's Rivers

Israel's rivers have a small length and dry in summer. The only full-flowing in the river throughout the year - it's Jordan.

Alexander River

Alexander - a unique Israeli river flowingin the waters of the Mediterranean Sea. The source of the river is located in the mountains of Samaria. Place confluence - Mediterranean water (near the city of Netanya). The total length of the river - 45 kilometers. The name of the river was named after Tsar Alexander Yanaya, who ruled Judea in the first century BC.

Alexander tributaries are: Shechem; Taan; Ometz; Bahan; Avihayl; Ahzav. Most of the river bed runs through the territory of Hefer Valley. Water river is quite polluted, but, despite this, there live Nile myagkokozhie turtles. Across the river, even perekinu special bridge which turtle are moving from coast to coast. And this place attracts many tourists.

Amud River

Nahal Amud (the full name of the river in the localdialect) - one of the rivers of the Upper Galilee (one of the areas Irza), water flows into the Sea of ​​Galilee. The source of the river is located in Ramat Dalton (height above sea level - 800 meters) and is two streams. One descends from Mount Canaan and the other - from the top of Meron.

River channel runs along the bottom of the educated themgorge below sea level. The gorge is quite interesting in terms of the tour, because there are a lot of caves. In them lived the so-called "people of Galilee." These caves in 1925 began archaeological site in all of Palestine.

Today Amud River Gorge and all its surroundings have a national park status.

Ayalon River

The total length of the river bed - 50 kilometers. Source Ayalon is located in the Judean Mountains (western slopes). It then passes around Lod, and then through Ayalonskuyu valley. Place confluence - the Yarkon River. Confluence is happening on the territory of Tel Aviv.

The plot of the river in the lower reaches (directlybefore flowing into the Yarkon water) runs along the highway №20. Here the river is locked in close concrete way. It Ayalon today - much obmelchali and sometimes even intermittent stream, but at the beginning of the last century in the spring it is much rose and flooded the entire prospectus Derech Petach Tikva.

Banias River

Getting natural sources of rivers thatlocated at the base of Mount Hermon. Benias then makes its way through the Golan Heights. After that, the river connects with the rivers, and Dan, Snir, giving rise to the great river Jordan.

Dan River

Dan - one of the Jordan River, which is the largest tributary of the Jordan River. The source of the river - Mount Hermon. Dan - one of the few rivers in the country, which is always overflowing.


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