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Flora of Israel

Book Recommendation – Flora of Israel Israelandyou recommends a new English language online guide to the Flora of Israel by Prof. Emeritus Avinoam Danin and his son Barak Danin. This website provides detailed scientific ...

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Havarim Cistern

  Bor Havarim – Havarim Cistern Bor Havarim (Chavarim Pit) is a group of underground Nabatean water cisterns. The cisterns collected runoff water in Wadi Havarim (Nahal Havarim) in the Negev. Ancient ...

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Nahal HaBesor

Nahal HaBesor Eighty km long Nahal HaBesor is the longest river in Israel’s Negev from Mount Boker near Sde Boker to the Mediterranean. The Besor River traverses the Agur-Halutza sand dunes. Nahal ...

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Hamakhtesh Hakatan

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On the Way to Hamakhtesh Hakatan The Small Crater (5 km by 7 km) is the smallest among the 5 large unique geologic depression forms known as Makhteshim (geological erosion cirques) in ...

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Bitronot Beeri

  Beeri Badlands Nature Reserve The Beeri Forest protects fields of wildflowers in the Negev in southern Israel. Bitronot Beeri Natural Reserve is part of the Ramon Crater National Reserve. The Beeri Badlands ...

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Ayalon Canada Park

Ayalon Canada Park is named after the Ayalon Valley that lies at its feet, and in recognition of the contribution for its development from friends of JNF Canada.  A national ...

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Ein Yorkeam

Ein Yorkeam is a large, beautiful spring, part of the Hatira Stream -a desert oasis with ruins from the Roman period , hidden under a deep ridge that floods the entire ...

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Neot Kedumim

Neot Kedumim, the Biblical Landscape Reserve in Israel, is located halfway between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv near Ben-Gurion International Airport. It a convenient stop on arrival or just before departure from ...

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Ein Saharonim The Nabatean Spice Road followed the water sources through the Negev. This spring is one of the stations.  It is named after the Saharon plant (Cocculus pendulus) which grows abundantly ...

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