danakil depression


The Danakil depression is found in the Afar Triangle with 150,000 sq km. It is one of the inhospitable places in the world. Also of the hottest places in the country, which is the temperature will attain up to 60 degrees centigrade in day time. Lake Assal, the lowest point in Africa lays 155 below sea level found in the Dallol Depression. Salt mining is the major activities in the Danakil region. Here you can count 3 - 4 thousands camels transport the salt bar to the highland and city of the countries every day. The caravans cross in sumptuous gorges and plain of the triangle of Afar through the year day and night. Exploration of salt bar starts very day early in the morning around 5:30 Am because of the type of weather. One chipped salt bar measure 30X40X6cm One chipped salt bar weight 6.5 to 7.5 kg One camel can carry up to 200kgs about 30 chipped salt bar.

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