A makhtesh is a geological landform considered unique to the Negev desert of Israel and the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt.
A makhtesh has steep walls of resistant rock surrounding a deep closed valley which is usually drained by a single river (wadi). The valleys have limited vegetation and soil, containing a variety of different colored rocks and diverse fauna and flora. The best known and largest makhtesh is Makhtesh Ramon.
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