, From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core. google_ad_client = "pub-3303877151813841"; Its waters The Orontes or Al-Assi River rises from the Hermel Mountain(s) in the northern Bekaa region of Lebanon, flows northwards through Syria to discharge in the Mediterranean Sea after crossing into Turkey. | Lebanon There is lively tourist activity. still turn day and night the famous Norias or water

| Posters - The Tell an Nabi Mindu plain, which hosts Lake Qattinah (or Lake of Homs) is a large Neogene outcropping generated, behind basalt flows, by a once very large body of water. In total, groundwater resources are about 1350 Mm3/year (ACSAD, 2012). [4], Strabo tells a story about the river; its original name was Typhon then became the Orontes when a man named Orontes built a bridge on it. (1940, p. 50) characterizes the river by the “abundance of its mean flow, the regime regularity, the absence of devastating floods and the fixity of its bed.”. However, it is worth pointing out that, though there are many tributaries on this section (on the left bank, the Nafseh and the Nahr as Sarut Wadis that flow down the Jabal al Hulw; on the right bank, the Maydani Al Kafat and Al Durat Wadis), their inputs are mostly due to the surfaces that lie there and add on to the main catchment basin, more so than to seasonal if not temporary flow-rates – always rather slow compared to yearly averages. From there, the Orontes flows down the slopes to Darkush and reaches the plain of Amouk, its last stage, which it crosses all the way to Antakya where the last break of slope leads it to its Mediterranean outlet. with cereals, fruit trees, vines, and trees for oils for some 500 kilometers, and so may be compared to The presence of the “Homs Gap” between Mount Lebanon to the south and the Syrian coastal mountains enables the flow of moist air thwarted elsewhere by the barrier of mountain massifs.

The most important ones are the Wadi Maydani, which drains all the northeast of the Anti Lebanon up to the Yabrud highlands, and the Wadi Al Kafat Who, flowing from Salamiyah, marks the foray of the basin into the arid eastern margins, up the Jabal al-Bil ‘as, a part of the Palmyrean chain to the north (about 100 km from the Orontes). It waters the land The Orontes rises up between These are built across wadis, to store water, like the Zeita dam, whose particular feature is to be fed by the river also, just before the Orontes flows into Syria, through a canal. Its outlet was at Antioch, the capital of the East

250 miles (405 km) long. The Orontes River has been shaped by tectonics (Weulersse 1940, p 11. Some of most powerful submarine springs in the Mediterranean. Get to know Lebanon and this name-changing river even better by joining in on a camping and water adventure with niagara Rafting Club. For the Egyptians it marked the northern extremity of Amurru, east of Phoenicia. Its



& Dine | Deals It then nearly dries up more or less in the arid lands of Northern Sadad and ends up in the Maydani wadi. Indeed, a recent study (ACSAD, 2012) estimated the recharge of groundwater at about 2,441 Mm3/year. Copyright © 2014 eatlas of the orontes river basin | COMM'unik. Orontes River Antakya-mohammad adil rais.jpg 880 × 592; 136 KB Orontes River at Night (48700104).jpg 1,024 × 1,536; 237 KB Orontes river in Antakya - panoramio.jpg 2,592 × 1,944; 1.97 MB Finally, groundwater is deemed able to provide approximately 56% of water needs for agriculture in the whole basin of the Syrian Orontes, where the irrigated area is estimated at about 85,000 ha (Alchami, 2000). The Orontes (/əˈrɒntiz/; Ὀρόντης) or Asi (Arabic: العاصي‎‎, ‘Āṣī; Turkish: Asi) is a northward flowing river starting in Lebanon and flowing through Syria and Turkey before entering the Mediterranean Sea. That is when it acquires its karstic nature together with the relative regularity of its flow throughout the year – further accentuated by the regulating role of the alluvial plains it flows across. "/> , From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core. google_ad_client = "pub-3303877151813841"; Its waters The Orontes or Al-Assi River rises from the Hermel Mountain(s) in the northern Bekaa region of Lebanon, flows northwards through Syria to discharge in the Mediterranean Sea after crossing into Turkey. | Lebanon There is lively tourist activity. still turn day and night the famous Norias or water

| Posters - The Tell an Nabi Mindu plain, which hosts Lake Qattinah (or Lake of Homs) is a large Neogene outcropping generated, behind basalt flows, by a once very large body of water. In total, groundwater resources are about 1350 Mm3/year (ACSAD, 2012). [4], Strabo tells a story about the river; its original name was Typhon then became the Orontes when a man named Orontes built a bridge on it. (1940, p. 50) characterizes the river by the “abundance of its mean flow, the regime regularity, the absence of devastating floods and the fixity of its bed.”. However, it is worth pointing out that, though there are many tributaries on this section (on the left bank, the Nafseh and the Nahr as Sarut Wadis that flow down the Jabal al Hulw; on the right bank, the Maydani Al Kafat and Al Durat Wadis), their inputs are mostly due to the surfaces that lie there and add on to the main catchment basin, more so than to seasonal if not temporary flow-rates – always rather slow compared to yearly averages. From there, the Orontes flows down the slopes to Darkush and reaches the plain of Amouk, its last stage, which it crosses all the way to Antakya where the last break of slope leads it to its Mediterranean outlet. with cereals, fruit trees, vines, and trees for oils for some 500 kilometers, and so may be compared to The presence of the “Homs Gap” between Mount Lebanon to the south and the Syrian coastal mountains enables the flow of moist air thwarted elsewhere by the barrier of mountain massifs.

The most important ones are the Wadi Maydani, which drains all the northeast of the Anti Lebanon up to the Yabrud highlands, and the Wadi Al Kafat Who, flowing from Salamiyah, marks the foray of the basin into the arid eastern margins, up the Jabal al-Bil ‘as, a part of the Palmyrean chain to the north (about 100 km from the Orontes). It waters the land The Orontes rises up between These are built across wadis, to store water, like the Zeita dam, whose particular feature is to be fed by the river also, just before the Orontes flows into Syria, through a canal. Its outlet was at Antioch, the capital of the East

250 miles (405 km) long. The Orontes River has been shaped by tectonics (Weulersse 1940, p 11. Some of most powerful submarine springs in the Mediterranean. Get to know Lebanon and this name-changing river even better by joining in on a camping and water adventure with niagara Rafting Club. For the Egyptians it marked the northern extremity of Amurru, east of Phoenicia. Its



& Dine | Deals It then nearly dries up more or less in the arid lands of Northern Sadad and ends up in the Maydani wadi. Indeed, a recent study (ACSAD, 2012) estimated the recharge of groundwater at about 2,441 Mm3/year. Copyright © 2014 eatlas of the orontes river basin | COMM'unik. Orontes River Antakya-mohammad adil rais.jpg 880 × 592; 136 KB Orontes River at Night (48700104).jpg 1,024 × 1,536; 237 KB Orontes river in Antakya - panoramio.jpg 2,592 × 1,944; 1.97 MB Finally, groundwater is deemed able to provide approximately 56% of water needs for agriculture in the whole basin of the Syrian Orontes, where the irrigated area is estimated at about 85,000 ha (Alchami, 2000). The Orontes (/əˈrɒntiz/; Ὀρόντης) or Asi (Arabic: العاصي‎‎, ‘Āṣī; Turkish: Asi) is a northward flowing river starting in Lebanon and flowing through Syria and Turkey before entering the Mediterranean Sea. That is when it acquires its karstic nature together with the relative regularity of its flow throughout the year – further accentuated by the regulating role of the alluvial plains it flows across. "> , From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core. google_ad_client = "pub-3303877151813841"; Its waters The Orontes or Al-Assi River rises from the Hermel Mountain(s) in the northern Bekaa region of Lebanon, flows northwards through Syria to discharge in the Mediterranean Sea after crossing into Turkey. | Lebanon There is lively tourist activity. still turn day and night the famous Norias or water

| Posters - The Tell an Nabi Mindu plain, which hosts Lake Qattinah (or Lake of Homs) is a large Neogene outcropping generated, behind basalt flows, by a once very large body of water. In total, groundwater resources are about 1350 Mm3/year (ACSAD, 2012). [4], Strabo tells a story about the river; its original name was Typhon then became the Orontes when a man named Orontes built a bridge on it. (1940, p. 50) characterizes the river by the “abundance of its mean flow, the regime regularity, the absence of devastating floods and the fixity of its bed.”. However, it is worth pointing out that, though there are many tributaries on this section (on the left bank, the Nafseh and the Nahr as Sarut Wadis that flow down the Jabal al Hulw; on the right bank, the Maydani Al Kafat and Al Durat Wadis), their inputs are mostly due to the surfaces that lie there and add on to the main catchment basin, more so than to seasonal if not temporary flow-rates – always rather slow compared to yearly averages. From there, the Orontes flows down the slopes to Darkush and reaches the plain of Amouk, its last stage, which it crosses all the way to Antakya where the last break of slope leads it to its Mediterranean outlet. with cereals, fruit trees, vines, and trees for oils for some 500 kilometers, and so may be compared to The presence of the “Homs Gap” between Mount Lebanon to the south and the Syrian coastal mountains enables the flow of moist air thwarted elsewhere by the barrier of mountain massifs.

The most important ones are the Wadi Maydani, which drains all the northeast of the Anti Lebanon up to the Yabrud highlands, and the Wadi Al Kafat Who, flowing from Salamiyah, marks the foray of the basin into the arid eastern margins, up the Jabal al-Bil ‘as, a part of the Palmyrean chain to the north (about 100 km from the Orontes). It waters the land The Orontes rises up between These are built across wadis, to store water, like the Zeita dam, whose particular feature is to be fed by the river also, just before the Orontes flows into Syria, through a canal. Its outlet was at Antioch, the capital of the East

250 miles (405 km) long. The Orontes River has been shaped by tectonics (Weulersse 1940, p 11. Some of most powerful submarine springs in the Mediterranean. Get to know Lebanon and this name-changing river even better by joining in on a camping and water adventure with niagara Rafting Club. For the Egyptians it marked the northern extremity of Amurru, east of Phoenicia. Its



& Dine | Deals It then nearly dries up more or less in the arid lands of Northern Sadad and ends up in the Maydani wadi. Indeed, a recent study (ACSAD, 2012) estimated the recharge of groundwater at about 2,441 Mm3/year. Copyright © 2014 eatlas of the orontes river basin | COMM'unik. Orontes River Antakya-mohammad adil rais.jpg 880 × 592; 136 KB Orontes River at Night (48700104).jpg 1,024 × 1,536; 237 KB Orontes river in Antakya - panoramio.jpg 2,592 × 1,944; 1.97 MB Finally, groundwater is deemed able to provide approximately 56% of water needs for agriculture in the whole basin of the Syrian Orontes, where the irrigated area is estimated at about 85,000 ha (Alchami, 2000). The Orontes (/əˈrɒntiz/; Ὀρόντης) or Asi (Arabic: العاصي‎‎, ‘Āṣī; Turkish: Asi) is a northward flowing river starting in Lebanon and flowing through Syria and Turkey before entering the Mediterranean Sea. That is when it acquires its karstic nature together with the relative regularity of its flow throughout the year – further accentuated by the regulating role of the alluvial plains it flows across. ">

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Weulersse J. [6], The Orontes rises in the springs near Labweh in Lebanon on the east side of the Beqaa Valley (in the Beqaa Governorate), very near the source of the southward-flowing Litani, and runs north, parallel with the coast, falling 600 metres (2,000 ft) through a gorge. [1], It was anciently the chief river of the Levant, The modern name ‘Āṣī means ("rebel"), because the river flows from the south to the north unlike the rest of the rivers in the region. Tourism // Chekka Bay springs – North. the mountains of North Lebanon, from the Nossairi doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2011.05.006., From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core. google_ad_client = "pub-3303877151813841"; Its waters The Orontes or Al-Assi River rises from the Hermel Mountain(s) in the northern Bekaa region of Lebanon, flows northwards through Syria to discharge in the Mediterranean Sea after crossing into Turkey. | Lebanon There is lively tourist activity. still turn day and night the famous Norias or water

| Posters - The Tell an Nabi Mindu plain, which hosts Lake Qattinah (or Lake of Homs) is a large Neogene outcropping generated, behind basalt flows, by a once very large body of water. In total, groundwater resources are about 1350 Mm3/year (ACSAD, 2012). [4], Strabo tells a story about the river; its original name was Typhon then became the Orontes when a man named Orontes built a bridge on it. (1940, p. 50) characterizes the river by the “abundance of its mean flow, the regime regularity, the absence of devastating floods and the fixity of its bed.”. However, it is worth pointing out that, though there are many tributaries on this section (on the left bank, the Nafseh and the Nahr as Sarut Wadis that flow down the Jabal al Hulw; on the right bank, the Maydani Al Kafat and Al Durat Wadis), their inputs are mostly due to the surfaces that lie there and add on to the main catchment basin, more so than to seasonal if not temporary flow-rates – always rather slow compared to yearly averages. From there, the Orontes flows down the slopes to Darkush and reaches the plain of Amouk, its last stage, which it crosses all the way to Antakya where the last break of slope leads it to its Mediterranean outlet. with cereals, fruit trees, vines, and trees for oils for some 500 kilometers, and so may be compared to The presence of the “Homs Gap” between Mount Lebanon to the south and the Syrian coastal mountains enables the flow of moist air thwarted elsewhere by the barrier of mountain massifs.

The most important ones are the Wadi Maydani, which drains all the northeast of the Anti Lebanon up to the Yabrud highlands, and the Wadi Al Kafat Who, flowing from Salamiyah, marks the foray of the basin into the arid eastern margins, up the Jabal al-Bil ‘as, a part of the Palmyrean chain to the north (about 100 km from the Orontes). It waters the land The Orontes rises up between These are built across wadis, to store water, like the Zeita dam, whose particular feature is to be fed by the river also, just before the Orontes flows into Syria, through a canal. Its outlet was at Antioch, the capital of the East

250 miles (405 km) long. The Orontes River has been shaped by tectonics (Weulersse 1940, p 11. Some of most powerful submarine springs in the Mediterranean. Get to know Lebanon and this name-changing river even better by joining in on a camping and water adventure with niagara Rafting Club. For the Egyptians it marked the northern extremity of Amurru, east of Phoenicia. Its



& Dine | Deals It then nearly dries up more or less in the arid lands of Northern Sadad and ends up in the Maydani wadi. Indeed, a recent study (ACSAD, 2012) estimated the recharge of groundwater at about 2,441 Mm3/year. Copyright © 2014 eatlas of the orontes river basin | COMM'unik. Orontes River Antakya-mohammad adil rais.jpg 880 × 592; 136 KB Orontes River at Night (48700104).jpg 1,024 × 1,536; 237 KB Orontes river in Antakya - panoramio.jpg 2,592 × 1,944; 1.97 MB Finally, groundwater is deemed able to provide approximately 56% of water needs for agriculture in the whole basin of the Syrian Orontes, where the irrigated area is estimated at about 85,000 ha (Alchami, 2000). The Orontes (/əˈrɒntiz/; Ὀρόντης) or Asi (Arabic: العاصي‎‎, ‘Āṣī; Turkish: Asi) is a northward flowing river starting in Lebanon and flowing through Syria and Turkey before entering the Mediterranean Sea. That is when it acquires its karstic nature together with the relative regularity of its flow throughout the year – further accentuated by the regulating role of the alluvial plains it flows across.

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