River boundary

The Wadi Yarmuk winds for nearly 50 miles through the region of Transjordan. It drains the eastern tablelands known in the Hebrew Bible by names like Bashan and Gilead. Pictured here is the opening where the Yarmuk enters the Jordan Valley. Today, this watercourse marks the international boundary between occupied Syria (Golan Heights, Israel) and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.