The territory of Oman consists mainly of desertic and semi-desertic plains extending for approx. 1000km from north to south at the southeastern tip of the Arabian peninsula. In the north of Oman the Al Hajar mountain range runs parallel to the coast for about 500km from northwest to southeast. The only other mountaineous areas are in the Dhofar region in the extreme south. The coasts are a mix of rocky sections and long, wide sandy beaches. In the desert areas there are frequently oases, especially in the mountainous north.
01 Rocky coast near Sur 02 Seagulls on Ras Al Hadd beach 03 Seagulls on Ras Al Hadd beach 04 Green seawater at Ras Al Hadd beach
05 Beach near Wadi Shab 06 Coast near Wadi Shab 07 Acacia shrub
08 Al Hajar mountains
09 Jebel Shams mountain 10 Wadi near Rustaq
11 Desert Creek 12 Barren slope 13 Barren slope
14 Al Hajar mountains 15 Al Hajar mountains 16 Al Hajar mountains
17 Al Hajar mountains 18 Desert oasis and village
19 Acacia shrub 20 Mountains near Al-Hamra
21 The road to Ibra 22 Wadi Bani Khalid oasis 23 Wadi Bani Khalid oasis
24 Wadi Bani Khalid pool 25 Wadi Bani Khalid 26 Jumping into the pool 27 Wadi Bani Khalid
28 Wadi Bani Khalid 29 Shrub and stone desert 30 Dromedaries on the beach
31 Beach sand dunes 32 Beach in Mirbat
33 Beach in Mirbat 34 Ain Hamran water spring 35 Herdsman with cows and goats
36 Yellow desert flowers 37 Mountains near Salalah 38 Mountains near Salalah
39 Ain Jarziz spring parking
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