The pictures are colorful sulfur lakes with cosmic landscapes where looking for “white gold”.
Danakil — desert in Northern Ethiopia and southeastern Eritrea. It is inhabited by the afar people, which are mainly engaged in the extraction of salt.
High temperature, low humidity, toxic fumes, faults from earthquakes, sulfuric lakes make this a dangerous place for tourists, but there is no end. To those who dared to visit, Danakil, open space landscapes.
Thick deposits of salt (in some places to a depth of 2000 meters) and is found here fossilized corals indicate that is before the desert, there was the ocean.
For the year in Danakil falls of 100-200 millimetres of rain. The temperature can reach 63°C, the soil — 70°C. in the Distance is a long string of camels. The owners with their animals looking for a good place to gather salt from the surface of the desert.
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