Gateway to Paradise

Gateway to Paradise (HM2M4P)

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N 32° 30.196', W 35° 30.162'

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The summer months pulsate with heat in the Bet-She'an Valley. At its heart, in the ancient city of Bet-She'an, were discovered the remains of bathhouses, fountains, and ornamental pools - echoes of a past rich in water resources. Ancient Bet-She'an was situated in surroundings blessed with an abundance of natural springs. The ripple and flow of water, the splashing of the fountains and the shimmer of clear pools refreshed the burning air for the Roman and Byzantine residents of the town, and enabled them to reap the soil's bounty. Ashtori Hafarhi, who lived there in the 14th century, hundreds of years after the bathhouses and fountains were destroyed in an earthquake, named the city "gateway to paradise."
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HM NumberHM2M4P
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Date Added Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)25S E 264875 N 3598981
Decimal Degrees32.50326667, -35.50270000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 30.196', W 35° 30.162'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 30' 11.76" N, 35° 30' 9.7199999999999" W
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