Jabal al-Nour, Saudi Arabia

Prominence: 179 m, 587 ft

Elevation: 642 meters, 2106 feet

True Isolation: 2.33 km, 1.45 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)21° 27' 26'' N, 39° 51' 33'' E
21.457263, 39.859214 (Dec Deg)
CountrySaudi Arabia
State/ProvinceMakkah Province

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The Mountain of Light is one of the most important locations for Muslims everywhere, as it houses the famous Hira Cave, where the prophet Muhammad is believed to have received his first revelation from Allah by way of the archangel Gabriel.
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  Clean Prominence: 179 m/587 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 179 m/587 ft
  Key Col: 463 m/1519 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.33 km/1.45 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 21.4392, 39.8708
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Jebel Varjan  (SSE)
RangesContinent: Asia
Range2: Arabian Peninsula
Range3: Hejaz
Drainage BasinsRed Sea
Arabian Sea
Indian Ocean
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the database by Mihai Giurgiulescu.

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