Dead Sea is a large continental sea, without leaks to the ocean. It is also the lowest point on Earth.
The only flowing river that feeds it is the Jordan river, which is the natural border between Israel, Jordan and Jordan west. Before it was called the Salt Sea or Sea of Asphalt.
The name "Dead Sea" was given by Greek Pausanias, who studied and a first date, and is not excessive because of high salinity is averse life here. Is the lowest place on earth - 417 meters above sea level and is considered the largest natural treatment instead.
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