Sinai-Palestine Ranges

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointGebel Katherîna (2629 m/8625 ft)
CountriesEgypt (72%), Israel (21%), Palestinian Authority (7%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesJanūb Sīnā’ (34%), Shamāl Sīnā’ (32%), Al Ismā’īlīyah (3%), As Suways (1%), Haifa (1%), Jerusalem (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area84,727 sq km / 32,713 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent646 km / 401 mi North-South
315 km / 196 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long30° 17' N; 33° 57' E
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Map of Sinai-Palestine 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 Sinai-Palestine Ranges.
Levant RangesLevel 2 (Parent)
         CyprusLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Northern Levant Coastal RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Sinai-Palestine RangesLevel 3
         Syrian DesertLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Sinai-Palestine Ranges

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Gebel Katherîna26298625 
2.Gebel Tinya23837818 
3.Gebel Mûsa22857497 
4.Har Ramon10353396 
5.Nabi Yunis10203346 
6.Tall Asur10163333 
7.Mount Herzl8342736 
8.Mount Scopus8262710 
9.Mount of Olives800+2625+ 
10.Mount Zion7742540 
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 Sinai-Palestine Ranges

Gebel Katherîna
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Highest point in Egypt (2018-10-06). Photo by Lee Humphries.
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Gebel Mûsa
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At the top of Gebel Mûsa (Mt. Sinai) to watch the sunrise. June 1990 (1990-06-26). Photo by Marc Belanger.
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