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Syrian Arab Republic (Syria)

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  1. Syrian Arab Republic (Syria) Nathan Bahn

  2. The Land • Location: • On the eastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea. Shares borders with Turkey in the North, Iraq to the East, Lebanon to the West, and Jordan to the South. The southwestern corner of Syria, called “Golan Heights” is occupied by Israel. • Landforms: • Mountain Ranges: Bishri, Abu-Rujmayn, Ar-Ruwaq, Anti-Lebanon • Tallest Peak= Mt Hermon (2814 m or 9232 ft) • Deserts: Homs and Syrian

  3. The Land (cont.) • Natural Resources: petroleum, phosphates, iron, chrome and manganese ores, asphalt, rock salt, marble, gypsum, and hydropower. • Water Systems: • Lakes: Al- Assad, Jabul, Qattineh, Utayba, Khatunieh, Mzereeb, Al-Baath, Massadeh • Rivers: Euphrates, Khabur, Orontes

  4. Work Cited • http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3580.htm • http://www.freeworldmaps.net/asia/syria/map.html • http://www.syriagate.com/Syria/about/geography/lakearea.htm • https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/sy.html