Gebel Mûsa, Egypt

Prominence: 332 m, 1090 ft

Elevation: 2285 meters, 7497 feet

Approx. Isolation: 3.75 km, 2.33 mi
Alternate Name(s)Mount Sinai
Peak TypeFamous Peak, but not High Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)28° 32' 23'' N; 33° 58' 24'' E
28.5397053, 33.97341728 (Dec Deg)
595230E 3157377N Zone 36 (UTM)
State/ProvinceJanūb Sīnā’

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1990 by Gregory Phillips
     1998 by Dan Robrecht
     2009-07-27 by Daniel McFarlane
     2012-11-24 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)

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By long tradition, this is the peak where Moses received the tablets of the Ten Commandments in approximately 1500 to 1200 B.C.

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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 332 m/1090 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 332 m/1090 ft
  Key Col: 1953 m/6407 ft
Isolation3.75 km/2.33 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Gebel Katherîna  (SSW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: Asia
Range2: Levant Ranges
Range3: Sinai-Palestine Ranges
Drainage BasinsMinor Streams of Arabia
Indian Ocean
Data SourceShuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data

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