Arnon Valley

The Arnon valley in Moab, view southeast from Aroer.

The Arnon is an enormous valley on the plateau of Moab that once divided the land between the Israelite tribes to the north and the land of Moab to the south. The upper Moabite plateau drains into two primary streams that flow through sandstone gorges in this valley and come together east of the Dead Sea. The city of Aroer stood on the northern edge of the valley. The valley narrows dramatically at the Dead Sea end, which is located at about the midway point of the sea, across from Ein Gedi.

Moab - Arnon valley

Relating to or associated with people living in the territory of the northern kingdom of Israel during the divided monarchy, or more broadly describing the biblical descendants of Jacob.

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