Standing sentinel at the Visitor Center entrance to Wadi Rum, this massive rock is popularly known as the Seven Pillars of Wisdom, after the book by T.E. Lawrence (of Arabia). The traditional name of the rock formation is Jabal al-Mazmar. Lawrence was a British army officer who joined the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire. Beyond the Seven Pillars of Wisdom, hundreds of equally awesome rock formations frame the sandy corridors, broad and narrow, that crisscross the Valley of the Moon.
Can you name that county?
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This mystery country is Jordan.
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