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The Big Crater – HaMakhtesh HaGadol *

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HaMakhtesh HaGadol HaMakhtesh HaGadol (The Big Crater) is located near Yeruham in Israel’s desert Negev. Makhtesh is the Hebrew word for a mortar grinder (מַכְתֵּשׁ‬). The Big Crater got its misleading name in ...

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The Great Makhtesh

Provided by Amnon Hahn of the Israeli Paragliding Association

The Large or Great Makhtesh is not the largest. The truth is that when the Large Makhtesh was mapped Makhtesh Ramon was not yet mapped. The “makhtesh” is a unique ...

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