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The Dead Sea is a salt lake and situated in the Jordan Rift Valley. Its main tributary is the Jordan River.

The Dead sea is bordering Jordan in the east, Israel and the West Bank in the west. It is 67 kilometres long and at its widest point 18 kilometres wide. The surface area is 422 metres below sealevel. At the southwestern shore is situated the Mount Masada (Israel), at the eastern shore the hot springs and waterfalls of Hammamat Ma’een (Jordan) and at the northeastern shore the Mount Nebo, also known as Dschabal Nībū in Jordan.

 

Jordan 1971, Dead Sea.

 

Israel 1972, Mount Yishai seen from the En Gedi Beach.
En Gedi is the largest oasis along the western shore of the Dead Sea. 

 

Jordan 1974, Camel caravan at the Dead Sea.

 

Israel 1977, salt formation near Sodom at Dead Sea.

 

Israel 1987, map of the Jordan valley.

 

Israel 1997, "Pacific 97 International Stamp Exhibition, San Francisco"-

The souvenirsheet is showing a view from the Qumran Cave across the Dead Sea towards the Jordan coast and the Ben Ezra Synagogue in Cairo (Egypt).

Qumran caves are situated at the northwestern shore of the Dead Sea in the West Bank.  

 

Netherland Antilles 1998, "International Stamp Exhibition Tel Aviv 1998".
Salt formation at the Dead Sea.  

 

 

Jordan 2000, Dead Sea.
The stamp was issued in the booklet, "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" .

 

Nevis 2008, Dead Sea.
The stamp was issued in the miniaturesheet "International Stamp Exhibition Tel Aviv 2008".

 

Israel 2009, Dead Sea.

 

Israel 2011, Ein Bokek, tourist resort at the Dead Sea and the cliffs in the background.
The stamps were issued in the sheet "Beaches".

 

 

Nepal & Israel 2012, Joint Issue
Mount Everest (Nepal) and Dead Sea.
The Nepalese stamp was issued in sheets of 20 stamps (face value 35 Rs).
The Israelian stamp was issued in sheets of 15 stamps (face value 5 NIS). 

The Nepalese Post issued a 50 Rs stamp in miniaturesheet as well

Nepal & Israel, joint issue 2012 

www.mountainstamp.com Nepal Israel Joint issue Mount Everest Dead Sea stamp 2012

Nepal 2012, miniaturesheet (face value 50 Rs).  

 

 

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