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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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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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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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8TH WONDER OF THE WORLD COMPETITION

VOTE FOR ISRAEL’S RAMON CRATER IN THE 8TH WONDER OF THE WORLD COMPETITION THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30    Israel’s Ramon Crater, the largest geological crater in the world, is currently ranked among ...

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