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Dead Sea Cruises

The Dead Sea is the Earth's lowest point not covered by ice, at 418 metres (1,371 ft) below sea level and falling, and the deepest hypersaline lake in the world at 330 m (1,083 ft) deep. It is the saltiest body of water on Earth with a salinity of about 30%.This is about 8.6 times greater than the average ocean salinity. It measures 67 kilometres (42 mi) long, up to 18 kilometres (11 mi) wide, and is located on the border between the West Bank, Israel, and Jordan, and lies in the Jordan Rift Valley. The main tributary is the Jordan River.