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The Dead Sea
Transcript of The Dead Sea
Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde
Archaeological Monuments Zone of Xochicalco
There is many reasons it needs to be protected.
It is disappearing!
We hope this can convince you to put the Dead Sea on the UNESCO list.
By: Ryan Khoury, Stephanie Zustovich, Megan Foley
Dead Sea Information
The Dead Sea
Dead Sea Background Information
Shows examples of geological evolution
Unique to the World
The unique salt in the Dead Sea treats hives, acne, dry skin, dandruff, stress, muscle aches, and more.
The Dead Sea is 3 million years old.
Egyptians used mud from the Dead Sea in their mummification of the deceased.
Cleopatra loved the Dead Sea so much, she ordered that cosmetic factories and resorts be built along its shores.
In the Bible, it is said that the Dead Sea will one day come alive and fill with marine life.
people can actually float effortlessly on the surface of the dead sea.
About the Scrolls
Why it should be Protected?
Examples of Geological Evolution
Unique to the World
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In this presentation you will learn about the Dead Sea and why it deserves to be protected by UNESCO.
The Dead sea is located in Jordan, Israel
Dead Sea Scrolls
Mountain Resort and its outlying temples, Chengde
Archaeological Monuments zone of Xochicalco
Its located along the Rift Valley where the earth's crust is being streched thin.