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  • Palestine was small
  • less than 120 miles long and the tip of the dead sea
  • same size of Wales
  • The Jordan Valley rans straight down the middle of Palestine
  • The peaks of Mount Hermon were 3000 feet above sea level 
  • The mountain had snow ontop of it for most of the year
  • It could be seen by the people walking along jerusalem
  • The river Jordan rose close to mount hermon 
  • The river jordan means to run down
  • After  leaving the mountains in the north the river came down quickly and arrived in the lake of Galilee
  • The lake was the main place for fishing and it was very close to where Jesus was born and spent his early years.
  • The lake of Galilee was known for its storms