Jabal Atherb
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Highest point
ElevationAround 1,900 metres (6,234 ft)
Coordinates18°58′32″N 42°0′6″E / 18.97556°N 42.00167°E / 18.97556; 42.00167Coordinates: 18°58′32″N 42°0′6″E / 18.97556°N 42.00167°E / 18.97556; 42.00167
Naming
Native nameجَبَل أَثَرْب  (Arabic)
Geography
Jabal Atherb is located in Saudi Arabia
Jabal Atherb
Jabal Atherb

Jabal Atherb (Arabic: جَبَل أَثَرْب) is a mountain in Bareq, Saudi Arabia. The mountain consist primarily of sedimentary rock of Jurassic, Cretaceous, and Tertiary origin.[1]

Climate and agriculture

The mountain has the highest average rainfall of Saudi Arabia due to largely seasonal rain. Average rainfall can range from 300 millimetres (12 inches)) to over 500 millimetres (20 inches)) per year.[citation needed]

See also

References

  1. ^ Al-Bariqi, Mahmood Aal-Shobaily (2001). Al-Shariq: fi tarikh wa jughrāfīat bilād Bāriq. Maktabat al-Malik Fahd al-Wataniyah. p. 279. ISBN 9-9603-9969-9.