Northern Levant Coastal Ranges

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointQurnat as Sawda (3088 m/10,131 ft)
CountriesSyria (58%), Lebanon (27%), Israel (11%), Turkey (3%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area37,796 sq km / 14,593 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent428 km / 266 mi North-South
246 km / 153 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long34° 23' N; 36° 11' E
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Map of Northern Levant Coastal 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 Northern Levant Coastal Ranges.
Levant RangesLevel 2 (Parent)
         CyprusLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Northern Levant Coastal RangesLevel 3
         Sinai-Palestine RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Syrian DesertLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Northern Levant Coastal Ranges

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Qurnat as Sawda308810,131 
2.Mount Hermon28149232 
3.Tal at Musa26598724 
4.Mzaar Mountain24658087 
5.Mitze Hashlagim22227290 
6.Mzaar Southwest20756808 
7.Mont Charbel Southwest19006234 
8.Mont Charbel19006234 
9.Kel Dağı17285669 
10.Har Avital12043950 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Northern Levant Coastal Ranges

Qurnat as Sawda
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Highest point in Lebanon (2018-10-08). Photo by Lee Humphries.
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Har Meron
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Andrew Rankine and took the peak trail from half way up to the top (2015-12-18). Photo by Graeme Rankine.
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