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Measuring the Dead Sea

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Measuring the Dead Sea

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Measuring the Dead Sea

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The new book Sailors in the Holy Land focuses on one of the more obscure, but significant, voyages in U.S. naval history. Science and religion were at the heart of the journey to the Dead Sea.

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Andrew Jampoler, author of Sailors in the Holy Land; retired naval aviator and former commanding officer of Patrol Squadron 19 and of Naval Air Station Moffett Field

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Sailors In The Holy Land

The 1848 American Expedition To The Dead Sea and The Search For Sodom and Gomorrah

by Andrew C. A. Jampoler

Hardcover, 312 pages |

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Title
Sailors In The Holy Land
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The 1848 American Expedition To The Dead Sea and The Search For Sodom and Gomorrah
Author
Andrew C. A. Jampoler

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