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Straw settee on the hills above Eilat, Israel looking into Aqaba, Jordan. The sunset was sublime from this particular spot :-)

The gulf of Aqaba is one of two gulfs created by the Sinai Peninsula's bifurcation of the northern Red Sea, the Gulf of Suez lying to the west of the peninsula and the Gulf of Aqaba to its east.

Its coastline is divided between four countries: Egypt, Israel, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia.

Geologically, the gulf forms the southern end of the Dead Sea Transform.
It contains three small pull-apart basins, the Elat Deep, Aragonese Deep and Dakar Deep, formed between four left lateral strike-slip fault segments. Movement on one of these faults caused the 1995 Gulf of Aqaba earthquake.

Partial quote: Wikipedia

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