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HOME (Russian) >>> WORLD NATURE LANDSCAPES >>> ASIA

This section of the site contains our photographs of natural landscapes of the world, including geological formations, relief forms, natural water bodies and vegetation types, as well as some plants and animals, typical to different native zones and geographical regions.

This page contains the list of images of the Middle East (Syria, Lebanon and Israel) nature: natural landscapes, vegetation types and some plants and animals.
Clicking on the preview in the list below you will be transferred to the page with the full sized image
(each photo has a semantic geographical or biological captions, explaining illustrated objects).

Asia

The Asian Mediterranean, Upper Mesopotamia and Arabian Peninsula
(Middle East: Syria, Lebanon and Israel)

Syria and Lebanon
Israel: Mediterranean sea, Galilee and Kinneret
Israel: Dead Sea
Israel: Red Sea

Anthropogenic landscape in the limestone mountains.
Anti-Lebanon Mountains (Range), Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Damascus area, Syria
Maalula (Maaloula) village in the Kalamun Mountains at 1500 m above sea level.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Damascus area, Syria
Typical rocky desert in the Tadmor mountains (plateau). Altitude is about
800 meters above sea level. Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Palmyra area, Central Syria
Palmyra oasis with Date palms (Phoenix dactylifera L.) in the Syrian desert.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Palmyra area, Central Syria
Syrian desert in winter (after the snowfall). Tadmor mountains (1300 meters height)
are far away. Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Central Syria
"Badlands" landscape in the Syrian desert. Mari village, Syria on the border with Iraq.
It is also the border between Asian Mediterranean and Arabian geographical provinces
The dust storm in the Syrian desert. Altitude is about 600 meters above sea level.
Syria on the border with Iraq.
It is also the border between Asian Mediterranean and Arabian geographical provinces
The dust storm in the Syrian desert. Altitude is about 600 meters above sea level.
Syria on the border with Iraq.
It is also the border between Asian Mediterranean and Arabian geographical provinces
Irrigated lands on the Al Jazeera plateau (water is coming from Euphrates river).
North-West, or Upper Mesopotamia, Eastern Syria
Euphrates river and its flood plain forests (poplar, willow and tamarisk with reed)
in the middle current (Deir ez Zor area).
North-West, or Upper Mesopotamia, Eastern Syria
Euphrates river in the middle current (Deir ez Zor area).
North-West, or Upper Mesopotamia, Eastern Syria
Euphrates river with reeds in the flood plain (Euphrates middle current, Deir ez Zor area.
North-West, or Upper Mesopotamia, Eastern Syria
Euphrates river valley with rocky desert on the river terrace and irrigated fields on the
flood plain. Euphrates middle current, North-West, or Upper Mesopotamia, Eastern Syria
Rocky desert in the Euphrates river valley.
Euphrates middle current, North-West, or Upper Mesopotamia, Eastern Syria
Lake Assad (Buhayrat al Asad) dam - the biggest water-engineering
system on the Euphrates river. Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Northern Syria
Lake Assad (Buhayrat al Asad) reservoir on the Euphrates river.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Northern Syria
Lake Assad (Buhayrat al Asad) reservoir on the Euphrates river.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Northern Syria
Eucalyptus male flowers and buds. The Lake Assad (Buhayrat al Asad) reservoir bank.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Northern Syria
Agricultural landscape with olive trees on the foreground.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Aleppo (Halab) area, Northern Syria
Agricultural landscape with olive gardens.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Aleppo (Halab) area, Northern Syria
Saladins (Salah al-Din) fortress on the rock overgrown with coniferous forest (Lebanon cedar).
Ansaria ridge, Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Latakia area, Western Syria
Saladins (Salah al-Din) fortress on the rock overgrown with coniferous forest (Lebanon cedar).
Ansaria ridge, Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Latakia area, Western Syria
Saladins (Salah al-Din) fortress on the rock overgrown with coniferous forest (Lebanon cedar).
Ansaria ridge, Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Latakia area, Western Syria
Typical anthropogenic landscape on the Mediterranean Sea coast.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Latakia area, Western Syria
Eroded (washed away) road section near the Crack De Chevalier Fortress walls -
the result of the water erosion. Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Latakia area, Western Syria
View to the Bekaa Valley - the graben in the Arabian groove zone.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Lebanon
The Bekaa Valley - the graben in the Arabian groove zone
between Lebanon (far away on the picture) and Anti-Lebanon Ranges.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Lebanon
The gravel opencast mine for volcanic rocks excavation.
Bosra (Bozrah or Bostra) area, south of Damascus, Syria

The Mediterranean Sea coast with sandy beach. Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Israel
Sandy dune and beach on the Mediterranean Sea coast. Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Israel
Littoral zone with isolated scarp rocks. Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Israel
The abrasion coast (scarp) with green algae in the littoral zone.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Israel
The phrygana - xerophytic shrub vegetation in the low altitude dry mountains.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Upper Galilee, Israel
The phrygana - xerophytic shrub vegetation in the low altitude dry mountains.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Upper Galilee, Israel
The phrygana - xerophytic shrub vegetation in the low altitude dry mountains.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Upper Galilee, Israel
Horizontal bedding of rocks and phrygana plant community.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Upper Galilee, Israel
Oak fruit (acorn) of the Kermes Oak (Quercus coccifera).
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Upper Galilee, Israel
Opuntia (Prickly Pear, Opuntia ficus-indica) with fruit-bodies.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Upper Galilee, Israel
The Persian or Florist's Cyclamen, or Persian violet, or Sowbread (Cyclamen persicum).
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Upper Galilee, Israel
The hyacinth (Hyacinthus sp).
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Upper Galilee, Israel
The spring flowering motley grass (meadow) with poppy in the mountain canyon.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Upper Galilee, Israel
The flowering wild poppy (Papaver syriacum).
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Upper Galilee, Israel
Heteroptera sp. (not identified).
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Upper Galilee, Israel
The Italian Locust (Calliptamus italicus) on the opuntia fruit-body.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Upper Galilee, Israel
European mantis, or Praying mantis (Mantis religiosa).
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Upper Galilee, Israel
The Spur-thighed Tortoise (Testudo graeca)
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Upper Galilee, Israel
The Tiberias, or Tverya city on the bank of Lake Kinneret or Lake Tiberias.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Israel
Rocky shore of the Lake Kinneret or Lake Tiberias.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Israel
Rocky shore of the Lake Kinneret or Lake Tiberias.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Israel
Night heron (Nycticorax nycticorax).
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Lake Kinneret or Lake Tiberiase, Israel
The Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) in the Jordan river.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Lake Kinneret or Lake Tiberias, Israel

Kidod Mountains on the way to the Dead Sea (in the distance).
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Dead Sea area, Israel
The gulf in the Dead Sea, that is lying in the blind (inland) depression (graben)
400 below sea level. Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Dead Sea area, Israel
The Dead Sea with the sandbar and lagoon and sea salt sediments on the bank and in the water.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Dead Sea area, Israel
Sea salt sediments on the bank and in the water of the Dead Sea.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Dead Sea area, Israel
Sandy spit (sandbar) in the Dead Sea. The haze over the sea is a bromine reek (vapour).
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Dead Sea area, Israel
The deserted coast of the Dead Sea - that is a blind (inland) salt lake
lying in the graben 400 below sea level. Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Dead Sea area, Israel
The deserted coast of the Dead Sea - that is a blind (inland) salt lake
lying in the graben 400 below sea level. Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Dead Sea area, Israel
The reeds (reedbed) on the waterlogged bank of the Dead Sea.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Dead Sea area, Israel
Sea salt sediments on the bank and in the water of the Dead Sea. The haze over the sea
is a bromine reek (vapour). Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Dead Sea area, Israel
Stony (rocky) desert on the Dead Sea coast.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Dead Sea area, Israel
Stony (rocky) desert on the Dead Sea coast.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Dead Sea area, Israel
Stony (rocky) desert in the mountains surrounding the Dead Sea.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Dead Sea area, Israel
Stony (rocky) desert on the Dead Sea coast.
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Dead Sea area, Israel
Tristram's Grackle, or Starling (Onychognathus tristramii).
Asian Mediterranean (Levant), Dead Sea area, Israel

The Red Sea coast with sandy beach and Date palms on the bank.
South-West Asia, Arabian Peninsula, Eilat, Israel
The Red Sea coast with sandy beach and Date palms on the bank.
South-West Asia, Arabian Peninsula, Eilat, Israel
The edge of a small plateau with typical desert weathering (decay) forms.
South-West Asia, Arabian Peninsula, Red Sea, Eilat, Israel
The edge of a small plateau with typical desert weathering (decay) forms.
South-West Asia, Arabian Peninsula, Red Sea, Eilat, Israel
The "Earth-pillar" - the boulder lying on the top of the sandstone column,
that was eroded by the wind and sand.
South-West Asia, Arabian Peninsula, Red Sea, Eilat, Israel

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Except these photograps you can find a lot of images of other geographical regions natural landscapes:
Russia (from West to East): West Baltic (Kurshskaya Kosa), Moscow Region (Central Russia), Northern Caucasus Mountains (Elbruz), Middle Volga (Taiga zone), Middle Volga (Steppe zone), Ural Mountains (Chusovaya river), Taz peninsula (North of Western Siberia), Ob-river valley (Central part of Western Siberia), Altai Steppe and Mountains (South of Western Siberia), Sayan Mountains (South of Western Siberia), Lake Baikal (South of Central Siberia), Sihote-Alin Mountains (South of the Far East), Kuril Islands;
Former USSR States: Georgia (Central Caucasus Mountains), Northern Tien-Shan: Issyk-Kul Lake and Zailiysky Alatau, Western Tien-Shan Mountains (Kirgizstan), Tadjikstan (Pamir Mountains);
Europe: Norway, Finland, UK: England and Scotland, UK: Wales, France, Switzerland, Austria, Croatia, Bulgaria, Greece, Cyprus;
Asia: Turkey, Middle East (Syria, Lebanon and Israel), North-East of China (Peking), Sri Lanka, Laos, Thailand, Indonesia (Bali Island);
North America: USA East coast (Eastern states), Alaska, Rocky Mountains (USA, Montana), Yellowstone National Park, Utah and Nevada mountains, South-West steppe and deserts (Arizona and Texas);
Central America: Mexico, Cuba (Caribbean), Guatemala and Honduras, Costa Rica;
South America: Venezuela (Orinoco River and Guiana Highlands), Central Andes and Amazonian Lowland (Peru), Precordillera (Argentina), Brazilian Highlands (Brazilian Plateau), Patagonia (Argentina), Land of Fire (Tierra del Fuego) Archipelago;
Africa: Tunis (Tunisia), Egypt, Tenerife Island (Canaries Archipelago) Kenya and Tanzania, Angola, Zambia, Namibia, Swaziland, South African Republic;
Australia and New Zealand: North Australia (Darwin), Australia Northern Territory, South-Eastern Australia (Sydney, New South Wales), South Australia (Melburn, Victoria), New Zealand: North Island, New Zealand: South Island;
Antarctic: Antarctic Peninsula.





 

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