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."

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