Anti-Lebanon

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Anti-Lebanon,

ancient Anti-Libanus, Arabic Jabal al Sharqi, mountain range between Syria and Lebanon, rising to Mt. Hermon, 9,232 ft (2,814 m) high. Once noted for its forests of oak, pine, cypress, and juniper, the range is largely barren and stony. Its name also appears as Anti-Liban.

Anti-Lebanon

a mountain range running north and south between Syria and Lebanon, east of the Lebanon Mountains. Highest peak: Mount Hermon, 2814 m (9232 ft.)
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However, some believe that the harsh winter weather, which will blanket the eastern Anti-Lebanon Mountains in snow, may actually reduce the amount of fighting on the border.
Sam Small, ejected over the Anti-Lebanon Mountains.
The Bekaa Valley is a beautiful place [for wine]," says Derenoncourt of the alluvial plateau resting between Mount Lebanon and the Anti-Lebanon mountains atop a bed of limestone.
At the northern edge of the Bekaa Valley, hemmed in by Mount Lebanon and the Anti-Lebanon mountains in the west and east, 20 Lebanese families in Qasr, a border town meters from Syria, live as refugees.
Above the black silhouette of the Anti-Lebanon mountains, Jupiter shone with spotlight intensity, dominating the fainter stars dusting the night sky.