WIT Press

Eilat 's Artificial Lagoons Project On The Red Sea - Israel

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/MAR950331

Volume

9

Pages

8

Published

1995

Size

1,325 kb

Author(s)

R. Raviv

Abstract

Eilat 's artificial lagoons project on the Red Sea - Israel R. Raviv Ir. R. Raviv, Coastal Engineering Ltd., P.O. Box 7322, z/b 37072, Introduction Eilat city is located in the southern part of the state of Israel on the coast line of the Red-Sea, 10 Km west of Aqaba city in Jordan. The Red Sea is one of the most interesting seas in the world for scuba diving and it makes Eilat the most attractive area for recreation in Israel. Swimming, scuba diving, sailing, water skiing, wind surfing and other recreation activities can be enjoyed in Eilat throughout the whole year. In the year 1992 it was decided by the Eilat Foreshore Development Company Ltd. which is a government company to continue with the realisation of the master plan consisting of the Artificial Lagoons project. The building of the project will enable the company to provide more areas for building hotels (3,000 rooms), enlarging the existing mari

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