Dallol, Ethiopia • Earth.com

Last update: June 17th, 2019 at 11:00 am

Dallol, Ethiopia

Located in the Afar Depression of Ethiopia, Dallol was formed by volcanic craters 150 feet below sea level. Dallol has the world’s highest average annual temperature of 95 degrees and there is hardly ever a break in the heat. Its hydrothermal fields filled with salt deposits and miniature geysers make Dallol look like a completely different planet.

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