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Here are some Dead Sea pictures. You can make any of these images into your computer desktop wallpaper. Just click on an image to enlarge it, and then choose “Set as Desktop Background”.
This image of the Dead Sea Rift Valley was taken at an altitude of 350 kilometers on October 1984 during the STS-41G mission to space. Dead Sea is the lowest point on earth, measuring 1292 feet below sea level.
Here’s an image of Dead Sea captured during the Expedition 8 mission on December 10, 2003. Dead Sea is also called the Salt Sea being one of the saltiest bodies of water on earth.
This is an image of Dead Sea taken on July 5, 1997 during the STS-94 mission to space. The Dead Sea is 378 meters deep with a catchment area of 41,650 square kilometers.
Here’s an image of the Dead Sea obtained on May 22, 2006 by the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument flying onboard NASA’s Terra satellite.
This is an image of the Dead Sea taken by a crew member of the Expedition 14 mission on March 10, 2007. Dead Sea has a salinity of 33.7%.
We have written many articles about the Dead Sea for Universe Today. Here’s an article about the lowest point on earth, and here’s an article about the evidences of asteroid imapact for Sodom and Gomorrah.
We’ve also recorded an episode of Astronomy Cast all about planet Earth. Listen here, Episode 51: Earth.