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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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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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Ramon

A “makhtesh” is a natural phenomenon unique to Israel. Craters are created by impact of celestial objects whereas the “makhtesh”, of which there are more than three in Israel, was ...

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The Ramon Crater

A “makhtesh” is a natural phenomenon unique to Israel. Craters are created by impact of celestial objects whereas the “makhtesh”, of which there are more than three in Israel, was ...

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