The Dead Sea is the Earth’s lowest point not covered by ice, at 418 m (1371 feet) below sea level ,and the deepest hypersaline lake in the world, at 330 m (1083 feet) deep. It is the saltiest body of water on Earth, with a salinity of about 30 percent. This is about 8.6 times greater than average ocean salinity. It measures 67 km (42 miles) long, 18 km (11 miles) wide at its widest point, and is located on the border between the West Bank, Israel, and Jordan, and lies in the Jordan Rift Valley. The main tributary is the Jordan River. (Wikipedia)
The photo was taken on February 17, 2007 at the Dead Sea, Israel.