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  1. The Dead Sea • Dead Sea started its formation millions of years ago with the forming of the Great Rift, also known as the Syrian-African Rift. • Original source of water was the Mediterranean Sea.

  2. Salt n Stuff • Once the Mediterranean Sea Connection closed off, leaving behind what eventually became a salt bed 2-4 miles thick. • The Dead Sea has a salinity of 30 percent, nearly 10 times that of the Mediterranean.

  3. Mount Sedon

  4. Present day Dead valley is around 1300 feet below sea level.

  5. Salt Formations

  6. Wadi (Dry River Bed)

  7. Animals of the Dead Sea.