At BiblePlaces.com, see the related sites of
En Gedi, Masada,
Caves, Jericho, and the
Dead Sea (Dead
Sea Tourist Board and Dead Sea Hotel Association) The official
site for Dead Sea Tourism. Hosts categories such
as "Fast Facts and History," "Sights and
Sites," "Medicine/Research," "Photogallery," and
even "Travel Themes."
Sea (Walking in Their Sandals) Gives
easy-to-read information on the location, biblical significance, etc.
Features links to photographs and on-line scripture references.
Sea and Wilderness of Judea (Christian Travel Study Program) Discusses
the barrenness of the Judean Wilderness as a place of solitude,
even refuge, in both biblical and modern times. Gives a
brief description of the Dead Sea in this context.
Sea (Catholic Encyclopedia) Highlights the
biblical significance of the site while clearly describing
geographical and physical properties of the sea and surrounding
Dead Sea Research Center The home page for the Dead
Sea Research Center. A great resource for studying the
medical potential of the Dead Sea area. Includes a
"News & Research link," a "Publications"
bibliography, and an "Ask the Doctor" feature.
(Extreme Science) An upbeat, scientific description of
the Sea, answering common question such as, "why
is the Dead Sea so salty?" Reflects an evolutionary bias.
Mosaic Map: The Dead Sea (Franciscan Cyberspot)
Features the Dead Sea portion of the 6th century Madaba Map.
See more detail at their Virtual
Sea keeps falling (BBC News) An interesting
news story reporting on the findings of the European Space Agency
in their survey of the region.
Dead Sea 'to disappear by 2050' (BBC
News) "Environmentalists in Jordan are warning that the
Dead Sea will disappear by the year 2050 if its level continues to
drop at the current rate." Presents the problem
and proposed solutions.
Sea (Dead Sea Scrolls Home Page, Personal Page) Observes the
Dead Sea in its geographical context, including references
to nearby sites and insight into how the climate of the region affected
the preservation of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Welcome to the
Dead Sea (inisrael.com) A site for tourists with basic
information about the area and links to hotels, cars, and other
For Dead Sea, a Slow and Seemingly Inexorable Death (Washington
Post) Fascinating article on the steady decline of the water level
of the Dead Sea, with numerous useful facts and at least
one stupid quote.