The Syrian <<SEER ee uhn>> Desert is a desert in southwestern Asia. It covers elements of Jordan, Syria, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia. The desert is the northwestern a part of the bigger Arabian Desert. The excessive plains of the Syrian Desert slope right down to the Euphrates River, its japanese boundary. A mountainous space stands above the central a part of the desert. Deeply minimize wadis (dry valleys) wind down from these mountains to the Euphrates.
The Syrian Desert incorporates a number of cities which have grown up round oases. The world consists of the well-known ruins of Palmyra in central Syria. Palmyra thrived greater than 2,000 years in the past as a serious cease for caravans.