Jerusalem, Israel

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Beersheba Jerusalem Saḩāb, Jordan
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Today's Location: [Jerusalem, Israel]

The graticule (31,35) contains Jerusalem, much of the southern West Bank, the Dead Sea, and some of Jordan (including the capital, Amman).

Due to the political situation in the Middle East, it may be difficult to travel between these areas to reach geohashes. Therefore, neighbouring graticules or the alternative Israel graticule could be a good fallback option, if their hash locations are more reachable.

On the other hand, the inclusion of the Dead Sea (being the lowest point on Earth) in this graticule makes it the ideal one in which to get the Low Geohash achievement.

Boating on the Dead Sea[edit]

It will be important for geohashers to try and figure out how to take a boat on the Dead Sea. This is a serious challenge for several reasons. In practice it is not done. It is a military area because it is on the border between Israel and Jordan. The area is considered dangerous because of sink-holes. Nonetheless, there is a point in the Dead Sea on average at least once a month which would be a major success.

Past expeditions[edit]