Take a tour of Dead Sea in Jordan — part of the World’s Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats.
The Dead Sea is really one of the most remarkable spots on earth.
With over 1300 feet below sea level, it is the lowest point on the earth’s surface.
It is also one of the saltiest places, with a composition of 35% salinity.
This sometimes creates fascinating and bizarre crystalline formations around the Dead Sea’s shoreline.
The salinity of the lake is so high that very few plants or animals can survive.
About the only things living in the Dead Sea are the human tourists who come here.
It’s an idyllic place to relax, with white beaches and bright blue water.