High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! World Discoveries III: Dead Sea is a 1999 documentary that takes an indepth look at the Dead Sea, which is a lake on the border between Israel and Jordan. AT 8.6 times saltier than the ocean, the Dead Sea is so salty fish can't swim in it, boats can't sail on it, and animals can't survive around it. THe film explores the ominous reputation the salty body of water has acquired and shows slow wide-screen nature shots of its surroundings.