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Egypt : al-Bahr al-Ahmar

13.7 km (8.5 miles) SE of Marsā `Alam, al-Bahr al-Ahmar, Egypt
Approx. altitude: 0 m (0 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest Multimap world confnav)
Antipode: 25°S 145°W

Accuracy: 1.7 km (1.0 mi)
Click on any of the images for the full-sized picture.

#2: This special place is being overrun. From just 1.67 km to the south of the DC you can see five moored day boats. There are over 115 snorkelers in the water chasing the pod of 50 dolphins from one side of the ši`b (reef) to the other. #3: As close as we could get.

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  25°N 35°E (visit #2) (incomplete) 

#1: Looking from 1.73 km SE and over the top of the DC back towards the mainland.

(visited by Alan Torrigino, Alan, Brandon, Melisa and Mark)

24-Apr-2003 -- We were able to determine that DC 25N 35E lies in blue water just north of the popular Ši`b Ṣamaday. Ṣamaday Reef is known for its cave/tunnel dives and the chance to swim with the dolphins.


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#1: Looking from 1.73 km SE and over the top of the DC back towards the mainland.
#2: This special place is being overrun. From just 1.67 km to the south of the DC you can see five moored day boats. There are over 115 snorkelers in the water chasing the pod of 50 dolphins from one side of the ši`b (reef) to the other.
#3: As close as we could get.
ALL: All pictures on one page (broadband access recommended)
  Notes
About 5.6 km offshore in the Red Sea, but with a view of land.