Danakil Despression

The Danakil Depression in Ethiopia is a geological depression that has resulted from the divergence of three tectonic plates in the Horn of Africa. Τhe Danakil Depression is the hottest place on Earth in terms of year-round average temperatures. It is also one of the lowest places on the planet (100 m below sea level, and without rain for most of the year. Among the geological points of interest to tourists are the hydrothermal system of Dallol and the Yellow Lake.

The hot springs in Danakil Depression – A.Savin (Wikimedia Commons · WikiPhotoSpace), FAL, via Wikimedia Commons

6 thoughts on “Danakil Despression

  1. Looks unreal. As they built a Danakil House in Erfurt for the Buga2021 exhibition it is I try to compare. Unfortunately visits are not possible at the moment due to the current situation.

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