Postcard Perfect — By Rachel Greenberg on June 1, 2012 at 4:00 pm

Located in northeastern Ethiopia, the Dallol volcanic crater is just one of many incredible geological formations in the Danakil Depression. At 150 feet below sea level, Dallol is the lowest volcano on the earth’s surface and its high concentration of salt gives it an absolutely alien appearance. Acidic pools around the volcano’s many geysers take on green and yellow hue rarely found in nature, and salt deposits appear in strange formations as hot springs bubble out of the earth.

 

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