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Sea of Galilee


Sea of Galilee

Harp-shaped Sea of Galilee from above (NASA)

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Definition: The Sea of Galilee is a freshwater lake in Israel about 705' below sea level that is fed by the Jordan River. Nazareth was located between the Sea of Galilee and Haifa.

Reference: "Galilee, Sea of" and "Nazareth" Philip's World Encyclopedia; 2008.

Also Known As: Lake Tiberius, Yam Kinneret

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