Jebel Shams


Jebel Shams

Infobox Mountain
Name=Jabal Shams
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Elevation=2,980 to 3,075 metres ref|elev
Location=flag|Oman
Range=Al Hajar Mountains
Prominence = 2818m [ [http://www.peakbagger.com/peak.aspx?pid=10480 Jabal ash Sham - Peakbagger.com ] ]
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latd= 23|latm= 14|lats= 13|latNS=N
longd= 57|longm= 15|longs= 50|longEW=E
Coordinates = coor d|23.2369444|N|57.2638889|E|type:mountain
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Jebel Shams _ar. جبل شمس "mountain of sun") is a mountain located in northeastern Oman. It is the highest mountain of the country and part of Al Hajar Mountains range. It is a popular sightseeing area located 240 km from Muscat. In the summer temperature is around 20 °C and in the winter it drops just above 0 °C.

Notes

* Sources differ as to the height of the summit of Jabal Shams, with figures ranging between 2,980 and 3,075 metres (9,777 to 10,089 ft). The Omani Ministry of Information gives the latter figure.

ee also

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* Al Hajar Mountains
* Jebel Akhdar
* Tourism in Oman
* Provinces of Oman
* Samail
* Nizwa

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* Bahla
* Adam
* Al Hamra
* Manah
* Izki
* Bidbid

External links

* [http://www.geocities.com/samirkharusi/jebelshams.html Jebel Shams Star Party]
*http://www.enhg.org/field/jshams04/jshams04.htm
*http://www.sagoman.net/text/travel/jun04.htm#oman
* [http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=jebel+shams&m=text Flickr Images]
*http://search.pbase.com/search?q=Jebel+Shams&b=Search+Photos&c=sp
*http://search.pbase.com/search?q=jabal+shams&b=Search+Photos&c=sp
*http://www.geocities.com/evertinoman/shams.htm

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