Sunday, 14 February 2016

Everyone can swim in this wonderful sea! - "The Dead Sea"

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"The Dead Sea, Israel" (CC BY 2.0) by  tsaiproject 
The Dead Sea is also known as the Salt Sea, it is bordering Jordan to the east, the west bank and Israel. It is truly one of unique places on the earth.
         The Dead Sea is deepest hypersaline lake in the world with 377 m (1,237 ft) deep, anyone can easily float in the Dead Sea due to high salt, no one can drown in the Dead Sea because they will float on the super-salty waters. There is no any fear of sharks and other dangerous animals. Because, almost nothing lives in the water. it is one of the most popular tourist destination. Visitors are encouraged to swim in its water because, the Dead Sea area has become a major center for health treatment for some reasons. The high content of mineral in the water, very low content of pollen's and other allergens, the reduced ultraviolet component of solar radiation, and the high atmospheric pressure, each have specific health effects. The Dead Sea is the lowest valley on earth. It is 10 times as salty as the normal ocean.


"dead sea . Israel" (CC BY 2.0) by Lena Utro

The dead sea is known as "Salt Sea" or "Sea of the Arabah," in the bible. This water is appropriately named because its high content of mineral allows nothing to live in its waters. The dead sea is also know for some other post-biblical names include the "Sea of Sodom," the "Stinking Sea" the "Sea of Lot," and the "Sea of Asphalt." It was also called as the "Devil's Sea" In the Crusader period. All of these names reflect something. Actually, the dead sea is not a sea at all! It is a saltwater lake. You can easily lay on the surface of the dead sea's water without even trying to float, because of high salt content in the water. The Dead Sea salt is super bitter than any table salt. This unique type of salt in the Dead Sea is mostly used for treatment of acne, hives, dry skin, dandruff, stress, muscle aches, psoriasis and more. This amazing Dead Sea is 3 million years old.!


The Dead Sea has a major center for health research because of several reasons. The level of mineral in dead Sea content of the water, low content of pollens and other allergens in climate, the reduced ultraviolet component of solar radiation, and the high climate pressure at this each have specific health effects. Because of This unique mineral composition, the Dead Sea known for help treat acne, psoriasis, dry skin, dandruff, stress, muscle aches, and many more.

After the Don Juan Pond in Antarctica, the Dead Sea is the second saltiest water in the world. The Don Juan Pond is content salt of 40%, the Dead Sea is 33%. Normal ocean water content salt approximately 3.5%.


The dead Sea became a place of shelter for King Solomon. King Solomon introduced Cleopatra Dead Sea Salts on her visit to this land and she also advised Marc Antony to control the area in his campaign to get complete rights over the sea. She ordered costmetic companies and resorts be built across the shores of the Dead Sea. It's became the provider of a large variety of products, from potash for fertilizers to balms for Egyptian mummification.

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