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Saudi Arabia : al-Riyād

35.7 km (22.2 miles) SW of al-Ša`rā', al-Riyād, Saudi Arabia
Approx. altitude: 975 m (3198 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest Multimap world confnav)
Antipode: 24°S 136°W

Accuracy: 6 m (19 ft)
Click on any of the images for the full-sized picture.

#2: South view, al-Aswada mountains shown #3: West view, al-Aswada mountains shown #4: North view, part of `Iblat `Unayza shown #5: GPS at the point #6: Our group at the confluence point #7: al-Ša`rā' town from up Thahlan mountain

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  24°N 44°E (visit #2)  

#1: Southeast view, Jabal Abū Hasāk shown

(visited by Abdulaziz al-Ajaji and Abdullah al-Mansour)

06-Sep-2006 -- Although it was already visited by another group, we decided to visit the confluence point 24N 42E because it is near to our village al-Ša`rā' and we wanted to write information details about it and al-Ša`rā' village.

We started our journey from al-Ša`rā' on Wednesday, 6 September 2006 in the afternoon. The Confluence is about 35 km away and we arrived there in an area named `Iblat `Unayza, attributing to a small mountain near it, whose name is al-`Unayz. Southeast from the point is Jabal Abū Ḥasāk, northeast of the point is Thahlan mountain and the big Wādiy Rīša valley with the Bi'r Malīya well. North from the Confluence is al-Kaššāšiyya highland, and to the West and South are al-Aswada mountains.

The nearest town to the Confluence is al-Ša`rā', its coordinates are 24°16'N 44°11'E. It is an old town renowned for palms farming, and an administration town; its view is seen down from Thahlan Mountain. Close to it is al-Ša`rā' valley, one of the big Wādiy Rīša tributaries. Also near the Confluence is al-Rafā'i` village, its coordinates are 24°13'N 44°12'E.


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#1: Southeast view, Jabal Abū Hasāk shown
#2: South view, al-Aswada mountains shown
#3: West view, al-Aswada mountains shown
#4: North view, part of `Iblat `Unayza shown
#5: GPS at the point
#6: Our group at the confluence point
#7: al-Ša`rā' town from up Thahlan mountain
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