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Mitzpe Ramon Visitor Center

The Visitor Center Opened in 2013, the new Mitzpe Ramon Visitor Center, is set on the 300 m high northern cliffs of the Ramon Crater (Makhtesh Ramon). This new center ...

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Amonite Wall

Amonites Amonites (also Ammonites) are an extinct group of marine molluscs closely related to living octopuses, squid, and cuttlefish. The earliest appeared during the Devonian, and the last died out during the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event. ...

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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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