Sinai-Palestine Ranges

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointGebel Katherîna (2629 m/8625 ft)
CountriesEgypt (143%), Israel (42%), Palestinian Authority (15%)
(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
Extent566 km / 352 mi North-South
314 km / 195 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 Mûsa22857497 
3.West Bank High Point10203346 
4.Tall Asur10163333 
5.Mount of olives8262710 
6.Mount Scopus8262710 
7.Har Shelomo6432110 
8.Har Carmel5451788 
9.Mount Gilboa4971629 
10.Har Yehoshafat4781568 
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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