Pharaoh's Island, Coral Island (BiblePlaces.com) The Island Coral Island has many names including Jezeirat Faraun (Pharaoh’s Island) and Isle de Graye. Some believe that it is biblical Ezion Geber. The island is 7 miles (11 km) south of Eilat in Egyptian waters. The waters between the island and the Sinai mainland are a natural anchorage, protecting ships from the rough storms on the Gulf. The breakwater here was created by silt from Wadi Jereya.
Trade caravan Pharaoh's Island in the northern Gulf of Aqaba off the shore of Egypt's eastern Sinai Peninsula. Attributions: Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islamic_Golden_Age#mediaviewer/File:Isle_of_Graia3.jpg Uploaded by Adam Cuerden Created: February 27, 1839 .... from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts