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VZL 438: A Program on the Dead Sea

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Catalogue NumberVZL 438
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801378
Number of TracksN/A
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes A Program on the Dead Sea (narrative only)

Although its name might not be the most tourist-enticing, the Dead Sea area has been one of tremendous development growth. Many chemicals have been mined and more factories are being constructed, according to a guide who was interviewed by the narrator. He said that Masada, which was very difficult to climb, was having facilities built to make it easier for tourists to get to its top. He discusses the use of the Dead Sea area as a pleasure facility with the construction of hotels and Las Vegas type entertainment on its shores. He anticipated that in the not too distant future large numbers of visitors as well as those intending to move would succeed in making the Dead Sea known world-wide.

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1 - A Program on the Dead Sea
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