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Levant Ranges

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointQurnat as Sawda (3088 m/10,131 ft)
CountriesSyria (29%), Iraq (27%), Jordan (15%), Saudi Arabia (11%), Egypt (10%), Israel (4%), Lebanon (2%), Palestinian Authority (1%), Cyprus (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area602,091 sq km / 232,467 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent1,042 km / 647 mi North-South
1,161 km / 722 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long32° 25' N; 38° 29' E
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Map of Levant Ranges
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Levant Ranges.
AsiaLevel 1 (Parent)
         AnatoliaLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Levant RangesLevel 2
                 CyprusLevel 3 (Child)
                 Northern Levant Coastal RangesLevel 3 (Child)
                 Sinai-Palestine RangesLevel 3 (Child)
                 Syrian DesertLevel 3 (Child)
         Zagros MountainsLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Iranian PlateauLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Arabian PeninsulaLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Central Asia RangesLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Tien ShanLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Tibet and Central ChinaLevel 2 (Sibling)
         HimalayaLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Indian SubcontinentLevel 2 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Levant Ranges

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange3
1.Qurnat as Sawda308810,131Northern Levant Coastal Ranges
2.Jabal ash Shaykh28149232Northern Levant Coastal Ranges
3.Tal at Musa26598724Northern Levant Coastal Ranges
4.Gebel Katherîna26298625Sinai-Palestine Ranges
5.Jabal al Lawz24007874Syrian Desert
6.Gebel Mûsa22857497Sinai-Palestine Ranges
7.Olympus19516401Cyprus
8.Jabal Umm ad Dami18546083Syrian Desert
9.Jabal Ramm17545755Syrian Desert
10.Papoutsa15425059Cyprus
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange3
1.Qurnat as Sawda308810,131Northern Levant Coastal Ranges
2.Gebel Katherîna26298625Sinai-Palestine Ranges
3.Jabal al Lawz24007874Syrian Desert
4.Olympus19516401Cyprus



Photos of Peaks in the Levant Ranges

Olympus
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You can go this far, but the last part is a big no no (2014-05-16). Photo by Louise Ekroth.
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Selvili Tepe
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Inside military area (2012-05-23). Photo by Lars Holme.
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