Dead Sea is also known as salt sea. It is a salt lake bordering Jordan to the east and the west bank to the west. It is hyper saline lake which is a truly unique place. Meaning of Hyper saline lake is a landlocked body that contains significant concentrations of mineral salts or other sodium chloride with saline levels surpassing that of ocean water. Below sea level the surface and shores of the Dead Sea are 423 meters which makes earth lowest elevation on land.