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Ruins of Gadara ( Umm Qais ) - Jordan ....{by Bassam}

Umm Qais is a town in Jordan. It is situated in the extreme north-west of the country, where the borders of Jordan, Israel and Syria meet, perched on a hilltop (378 metres above sea level), overlooking the sea of Tiberias, the Golan heights and the Yarmuk gorge. It is located on the site of the ruined Hellenistic-Roman city of Gadara. (The town was also sometimes called Antiochia or Antiochia Semiramis (Ancient Greek: Ἀντιόχεια Σεμίραμις) and Seleucia.)

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  • Uploaded on November 28, 2011
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    by Bassam Jayousi
    • Camera: SONY DSC-T70
    • Taken on 2011/11/22 12:36:58
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/400)
    • Focal Length: 12.61mm
    • F/Stop: f/6.300
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash