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December 27, 2014

Israel On Christmas Morning [CBD]

Barry Wilmore woke up early on Christmas morning to take some pictures.....

Israel-NASA.jpg

The lake to the North is the Sea of Galilee, and the larger one to the South is the Dead Sea. I would guess that the blue and green areas to the South of the Dead Sea are salt ponds, but that is a WAG.

The extent of the agricultural development in what used to be arid land -- much of it desert -- is clear. Israel's agronomist's have pushed the envelope of water use to an incredible extent, and their agricultural technology is a world leader. Israel is a major exporter of produce, although the percentage of GDP has fallen because of the rise in other areas (technology is huge, and growing).


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