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Official report of the United States' expedition to explore the Dead sea and the river Jordan. Baltimore, John Murphy & Co., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William Francis Lynch.

Narrative Of The United States Expedition To The River Jordan And The Dead Sea/6 as physician and geologist, while we should be descending the Jordan, and exploring the Dead Sea. An English party having been recently attacked, in attempting to descend the Jordan, the tribes might yet be in an exasperated state, and in the event of gun-shot.

Expedition to the Dead Sea. Chapter I. Introductory. On the 8th of May,the town and castle of Vera Cruz having some time before surrendered, and there being nothing left for the Navy to perform, I preferred an application to the Hon.

John Y. Mason, the head of the department, for permission to circumnavigate and thoroughly explore the Lake Asphaltites or Dead Sea. About this Item: British Library, Historical Print Editions, United States, Paperback.

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Language: English. Brand new Book. Title: Narrative of the United States' Expedition to the River Jordan and the Dead her: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. Narrative Of The United States Expedition To The River Jordan And The Dead Sea/9.

and the Arab escort, Lieut. Dale had started at an early hour to call upon Muhammed Pasha. The banks of the Jordan, he reports, are divided into two regular steps or terraces, one on each side, before reaching the mountains: 1st, a flat through which the river.

InLt. William Francis Lynch of the U.S. Navy led a man expedition to explore the Dead Sea and the course of the River Jordan to its source, with the assent of the Secretary of the Navy John Y.

Mason and the support of the United States Naval Hydrographic Office. Texte intégral Geology and Tectonic Structure | Kamal Jreisat 1The Official Report of the United States Expedition to Explore the Dead Sea and the River Jordan () marks the commencement of modern scientific investigation into the geology-topography of the area (Quennelp.

5). Blake drew the first geological map of Jordan in Narrative of the United States' Expedition to the River Jordan and the Dead Sea; Navajo Code Talker Dictionary; Navajo Code Talkers: World War II Fact Sheet; Naval Book Relating to HMS Leopard Versus USS Chesapeake, 24 June Naval Armed Guard Service in World War II.

Russian Convoys; German Surface Raiders; Naval Armed Guard at Bari. To make matters worse, in the s Jordan and Syria began diverting the Yarmouk, the lower Jordan River’s main tributary. Since then, the Dead Sea has declined dramatically.

Official report of the United States' expedition to explore the Dead Sea and the River Jordan, title page (Lieut. W.F. Lynch, U.S.N.) page 7 (Lieut. (now Commander) Wm. Lynch). Relief shown by hachures.

Depths shown by contours, gradient tints, and soundings. Shows route of party and location of camps. Exhibition: The Call of Zion, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Jan 1, Exhibition: Jordanian Display, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., MayAvailable also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

The full text of W. Lynch's book Narrative of the United States' Expedition to the River Jordan and the Dead Sea is available online. 20th century Coloured postcard of the Jordan River, by Karimeh Abbud, circa InIsrael began operating a pumping station that diverts water from the Sea of Galilee to the National Water Carrier.

Official report of the United States' expedition to explore the Dead sea and the river Jordan by William Francis Lynch (Book) 22 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide Naval life ; or, Observations afloat and on shore.

The midshipman by William Francis Lynch (Book). Here Jesus was baptized. The Jordan River near Jericho and the Dead Sea.

Official report of the United States expedition to explore the Dead Sea and the River Jordan by Lieut. W.F. Lynch, U.S.N. On the establishment of an universal system of meteorological obervations: On the probable relation between magnetism and the circulation of the atmosphere.

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Highlights of Jordan 4 Days Tour from Amman or Dead Sea Our Highlights of Jordan 4 Day Tour from Amman or the Dead Sea leads you through this remarkable country, showing you. The Dead Sea is one of Jordan’s most popular attractions; it shares a border with the Palestinian Authority and Israel to the west.

In Arabic it is known as al-Bahir al-Mayyit. Located in the center/south of Jordan in the Jordan Rift Valley, this unique body of water is technically a lake, which is fed by many rivers, including the Jordan River.

The Dead Sea has the lowest elevation and is the lowest body of water on the surface of several decades in the midth century, the standard value given for the surface level of the lake was some 1, feet ( metres) below sea ing in the s, however, Israel and Jordan began diverting much of the Jordan River’s flow and increased the use of the lake’s water.

philadelphia: lea and blanchard, this is a stunningly beautiful copy of the classic book narrative of the united states expedition to the river jordan and the dead sea written by w.f. lynch and illustrated with two foldout maps and dozens of illustrations this copy appears to have been especially hand bound for a fine collection the book is half leather with gold printing.

The Dead Sea in a video from Sky News in January | Screenshot: Sky News Bodies of water mentioned in the Bible, including the Dead Sea, the Sea of Galilee, and the River Jordan, where Jesus Christ was baptized, are shrinking fast in a looming “disaster,” experts say. InLynch's report entitled, The Official Report of the US Expedition to Explore the Dead Sea and River Jordan was published by the U.S.

Navy. On OctoLynch received orders from Secretary of the Navy, J.C. Dobbin to embark upon an expedition to the West African Coast, the primary objective being to discover and describe. 10 Fabulous Things To Do in Dead Sea, Jordan and Surroundings A Guide on how to visit the Jordanian Dead Sea.

The Dead Sea is probably one of the top highlights of every Jordan itinerary. Next to Petra and Wadi Rum, the Dead Sea is the third of Jordan’s major attractions which makes this country a compelling experience for every visitor. This post is about the best things to do in Dead Sea.

Moreover, like many rivers, the Jordan often served as a political boundary between Israel and its neighboring nations; before the Assyrians annexed the Israelite territory east of the Jordan in the mid-eighth century B.C.E.

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(see 2Kgs2Kgs ), the river also served as a border between the Israelite tribes themselves (see, for. The river rises on the slopes of Mount Hermon, on the border between Syria and Lebanon, and flows southward through northern Israel to the Sea of Galilee (Lake Tiberius).

Exiting the sea, it continues south, dividing Israel and the Israeli-occupied West Bank to the west from Jordan to the east before emptying into the Dead surface of the Dead Sea, at an elevation of about 1, feet. Meriwether Lewis (Aug – Octo ) was an American explorer, soldier, politician, and public administrator, best known for his role as the leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery, with William mission was to explore the territory of the Louisiana Purchase, establish trade with, and sovereignty over the natives near the.

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searches the inventories of overbooksellers worldwide, accessing millions of books in just one simple step. DEAD SEA, Jordan-- Jordanian rescuers searching the Dead Sea area for survivors of flash floods found the body of a year-old girl on Friday, raising. In the s he proposed to the United States Government to undertake a voyage to the Holy Land to explore and map the Jordan River and the Dead Sea.

Lynch conducted his mission with a crew of 16 sailors in and published his findings in his book, Narrative of the United States' Expedition to the River Jordan and the Dead Sea. The first diving expedition into the Dead Sea, the world's saltiest body of water, uncovered freshwater springs issuing from massive craters in the seafloor, along with a .