March 17, 2010
Sea of Galilee
Photograph by Paolo Pellegrin, National Geographic
This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features
Israelis relax by the Sea of Galilee, which is fed by the Jordan River and supplies a third of Israel’s fresh water. Since 1967 Israel has blocked Syria’s access to the lake’s shoreline.
See more photographs from the April 2010 feature story "Parting the Waters