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PHOTOS: A volcanic mountain in the middle of Red Sea in Saudi Arabia

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An island alongide an island in the middle of the Red Sea on the Saudi Arabian side exists within the blue waves of the ocean right across from al-Qahmah beach in the Asir region, southwest of Saudi Arabia.

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The island is visited by many tourists who have to take a boat to reach it. It is also considered a volcanic mountainous island which is covered in sand and rocks with little greenery, and a 360-degree view of the ocean.

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The island attracts hunting enthusiasts, who hunt birds including pigeons and eagles which can be found around the island.

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It is also believed that 11 ancient cemeteries were built there.

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These pictures were taken by photographer Adel Asiri who documented different areas of the island and the surrounding sea.

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