The Anti-Lebanon range is approximately 150 kilometres (93 miles) in length. To the north, it extends to almost the latitude of the Syrian city of Homs
. To the south, the range adjoins the lower-laying Golan Heights plateau, but includes the highest peaks, namely Mount Hermon
, in Arabic), at 2,814 metres, and Ta'la't Musa, at 2,669 metres. These peaks, on the Lebanese-Syrian border
, are snow-covered for much of the year.
An important smuggling route between Lebanon and Syria passes through the Anti-Lebanon Mountains
The area is known for its apricot and cherry trees as well as its stone quarries.
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