GREAT NATURE -- Tectonic Traces: Jordan Rift Valley

The Great Rift Valley runs from the Jordan Valley to the Red Sea. The valley is still continuing to widen because of tectonic activity. Intense forces have made the layers of earth distort, creating a landscape that resembles the moon's surface. Experts have discovered aquatic life in the Dead Sea, a salt lake in the Great Rift Valley that has a 30% salinity. The Red Sea contains one of the world's most beautiful underwater canyons. This episode takes viewers on a 1,000km journey to discover the Earth's past.