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Galilee, Sea of

LC control 85135213
Geographic headingGalilee, Sea of
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Geographic subdivision usageGalilee, Sea of
Variant(s)Bahr Tabariyeh
Bahr Tubaria
Bahr Tubariya
Buḩayrat Ţabarīyā
Chinnereth, Sea of
Chinneroth, Sea of
Cinnereth, Sea of
Gennesaret, Lake of
Kineret, Yam
Kinneret, Lake
Kinnereth Lake
Lake Kinneret
Lake of Gennesaret
Lake of Tiberias
Lake Tiberias
Sea of Chinnereth
Sea of Chinneroth
Sea of Cinnereth
Sea of Galilee
Sea of Kinneret
Sea of Kinnereth
Sea of Tiberias
Ţabarīyā, Buḩayrat
Tabariyeh, Bahr
Tiberias, Lake (Israel)
Tiberias, Sea of
Tubaria, Bahr
Tubariya, Bahr
Yam Kineret
Yam Kinneret
See alsoLakes--Israel
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Lakes--Golan Heights
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Found inLake Kinneret, 1978: p. 1 (Lake Kinneret (Lake of Tiberias, Sea of Galilee))
Web. geog. (Tiberias, Lake or Tiberias, Sea of: see Galilee, Sea of; Galilee, Sea of: usu. name in Gospels for mod. Lake Tiberias or Arab. Buḩayrat Ţabarīyā; in Bible also called Sea of Chinnereth or Lake of Gennesaret or Sea of Tiberias. Freshwater lake, N Israel; 13 mi. (21 km.) long, 7 mi. (11 km.) wide; ab. 700 ft. (212 m.) below sea level)
Columbia gaz. of the world, c1998 (Tiberias, Lake, Israel: see Galilee, Sea of; Galilee, Sea of, lake, NE Israel. In the O.T. the Sea of Galilee was called the Sea of Cinnereth (formerly Chinnereth) or Chinneroth. In the N.T. it is named variously from nearby geographic features--Galilee, Gennesaret, or Tiberias. Sometimes called L. Kinneret or L. Tiberias)
GEOnet, May 15, 2001 (conventional name: Tiberias, Lake; native: Kinneret, Yam; variants: Tubariya, Bahr; Tubaria, Bahr; Tiberias, Sea of; Tiberias, Lake; Tibériade, Lac de; Tabariyeh, Bahr; Ţabarīyā, Buḩayrat; Kinnereth, Sea of; Gennésareth, Lac de; Gennesaret, Lake of; Galilee, Sea of)
GeoNames [algorithmically matched] lake; 32°48ʹ00ʺN 035°35ʹ00ʺE
Geonet, Sept. 17, 2019: (Sea of Galilee [conventional name]; lake in Israel; Yam Kinneret [approved name]; variant names: Bahr Tabariyeh; Bahr Tubaria; Bahr Tubariya; Buḩayrat Ţabarīyā; Lac de Gennésareth; Lac de Tibériade; Lake of Gennesaret; Lake Tiberias; Sea of kinnereth; Sea of Tiberias)
Britannica online, Jan. 16, 2020: Israel (Map of Israel shows that Golan Heights borders the northeastern shore of the Sea of Galilee)