Thursday, October 02, 2014

It looks like another planet, but it is on Earth: the Dallol Volcano

Situated in the north-east of Ethiopia, in the Danakil Depression, the crater is the result of the explosion of a magma chamber of the Rift Valley, located under a major deposit of salt left after the Red Sea had retreated from this depression. The region, a vast  and saline desert land, where temperatures can reach up to sixty degrees, is considered one of the most inhospitable places on earth...

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