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    Ethiopia, Erta Ale, Afar Region. The molten lava in one of the two active pit craters of Erta Ale, a large shield volcano, lights up the night sky. It is one of the most persistent lava lakes in the world and is a major tourist attraction.

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    Ethiopia, Erta Ale, Afar Region. The lake of molten lava in one of the two active pit craters of Erta Ale, a large shield volcano. This lake is one of the most persistent in the world and is a major tourist attraction.

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    Ethiopia, Erta Ale, Afar Region. The lake of molten lava in one of the two active pit craters of Erta Ale, a large shield volcano. This lake is one of the most persistent in the world and is a major tourist attraction.

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  • 862-08273081

    Ethiopia, Erta Ale, Afar Region. The lake of molten lava in one of the two active pit craters of Erta Ale, a large shield volcano. This lake is one of the most persistent in the world and is a major tourist attraction.

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  • 862-08273080

    Ethiopia, Erta Ale, Afar Region. The lake of molten lava and the smoking fumarole of the two active pit craters of Erta Ale, a large shield volcano, (foreground) with Borale Ale Volcano in the far distance.

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  • 862-08273078

    Ethiopia, Erta Ale, Afar Region. The active volcanic pit craters of Erta Ale (foreground) looking north to Borale Ale and Dalafilla. This vast region has more volcanic activity than elsewhere in Africa.

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  • 862-08273079

    Ethiopia, Erta Ale, Afar Region. The smoking fumarole of one of the two active volcanic pit craters of Erta Ale (foreground) with Borale Ale Volcano in the distance.

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  • 862-08273076

    Ethiopia, Erta Ale range, Catherine, Afar Region. Surrounded by vast lava fields, Catherine or Catherina is a round volcanic tuff ring with a crater lake. The blowhole on its side caused the newest lava flows.

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  • 862-08273077

    Ethiopia, Erta Ale range, Dalafilla, Afar Region. The smoking summit of Dalafilla which is a steep sided active stratovolcano rising 2,011 feet above sea level.

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  • 862-08273075

    Ethiopia, Lake Bakili, Afar Region. This saline lake is surrounded by lava fields. Large cracks can be seen in the lava. Here, Africa is splitting apart at the rate of 1 2 cm a year through tectonic forces working deep below ground.

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  • 862-08273090

    Ethiopia, Dallol, Afar Region. At almost 300 feet below sea level, Dallol is one of the lowest places on earth. Gas vents, geysers, salt, iron stains, sulphur and halophile algae turn the hot springs into a kaleidoscope spectacular colours.

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  • 862-08273089

    Ethiopia, Dallol, Afar Region. At almost 300 feet below sea level, Dallol is one of the lowest places on earth. Gas vents, geysers, salt, iron stains, sulphur and halophile algae turn the hot springs into a kaleidoscope spectacular colours.

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  • 862-08273088

    Ethiopia, Dallol, Afar Region. At almost 300 feet below sea level, Dallol is one of the lowest places on earth. Gas vents, geysers, salt, iron stains, sulphur and halophile algae turn the hot springs into a kaleidoscope spectacular colours.

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  • 862-08273087

    Ethiopia, Dallol, Afar Region. At almost 300 feet below sea level, Dallol is one of the lowest places on earth. Gas vents, geysers, salt, iron stains, sulphur and halophile algae turn the hot springs into a kaleidoscope spectacular colours.

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  • 841-09076827

    Very active lava lake of Erta Ale shield volcano, Danakil depression, Ethiopia, Africa

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    Tourists walking through lava field around the very active Erta Ale shield volcano, Danakil depression, Ethiopia, Africa

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    Very active lava lake of Erta Ale shield volcano, Danakil depression, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03888750

    Andrews volcano is one of the numerous volcanic craters dotting the volcanic ridge, known as The Barrier, that separated the Suguta Valley from Lake Turkana several million years ago. The last eruption from a side vent took place just over 100 years ago.

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  • 862-03888749

    Andrews volcano is one of the numerous volcanic craters dotting the volcanic ridge, known as The Barrier, that separated the Suguta Valley from Lake Turkana several million years ago. The last eruption took place just over 100 years ago.

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  • 862-03888748

    The lava barrier that separates the southern end of Lake Turkana from the Suguta Valley. South Island is in the distance while the extinct volcanic crater, Abil Agituk, is close to the lakeshore. The region is pockmarked with volcanic cones.

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  • 862-03888747

    An extinct volcanic crater, Abil Agituk, at the southern end of Lake Turkana has a distinctively green crater lake which is fed by underground seepage from the main lake.

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  • 862-03820412

    The extinct volcano at Chew Bet in southern Ethiopia has a dark, seasonal lake at the bottom of its deep, steep sided crater.Borana tribesmen harvest salt there for their livestock.They use long poles to pry clods of salt enriched inky ooze from the lakebed, occasionally submerging themselves to gather it in their arms. The salt is then transported to the crater rim in donkey panniers.

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    Some of the numerous volcanic craters dotting the northern end of the Suguta Valley.

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    Some of the numerous volcanic craters dotting the volcanic ridge, known as The Barrier

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  • 862-03736857

    Nabuyatom crater juts into the jade waters at the southern end of Lake Turkana.

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  • 862-08718819

    Ethiopia, Dallol, Afar Region. Gas vents, geysers, salt, iron stains, sulphur and halophile algae turn the hot springs at Dallol into a kaleidoscope of spectacular colours and strange natural formations.

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  • 862-08718818

    Ethiopia, Dallol, Afar Region. Gas vents, geysers, salt, iron stains, sulphur and halophile algae turn the hot springs at Dallol into a kaleidoscope of spectacular colours and strange natural formations.

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  • 862-08718817

    Ethiopia, Dallol, Afar Region. Gas vents, geysers, salt, iron stains, sulphur and halophile algae turn the hot springs at Dallol into a kaleidoscope of spectacular colours and strange natural formations.

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  • 862-08718816

    Ethiopia, Dallol, Afar Region. Gas vents, geysers, salt, iron stains, sulphur and halophile algae turn the hot springs at Dallol into a kaleidoscope of spectacular colours and strange natural formations.

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  • 862-08718815

    Ethiopia, Dallol, Afar Region. Gas vents, geysers, salt, iron stains, sulphur and halophile algae turn the hot springs at Dallol into a kaleidoscope of spectacular colours and strange natural formations.

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  • 862-08718814

    Ethiopia, Dallol, Afar Region. Gas vents, geysers, salt, iron stains, sulphur and halophile algae turn the hot springs at Dallol into a kaleidoscope of spectacular colours. It is one of the hottest places on earth.

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  • 862-03352628

    An aerial view of the caldera Sisale Koma,which is 3,937 feet in diameter and 300,000 years old. It is situated at the inlet of Ghoubbet el Kharäb (the Devil's Throat),a region of high seismic activity where deep fractures in the lava continue to widen year by year.

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  • 862-03352627

    An aerial view of the volcanic cones at the inlet of Ghoubbet el Kharäb (the Devil's Throat),a region of high seismic activity where deep fractures in the lava continue to widen year by year.

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  • 862-03353988

    The extinct volcano at Chew Bet in southern Ethiopia has a dark,seasonal lake at the bottom of its deep,steep-sided crater. Borana tribesmen harvest salt there for their livestock.

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  • 862-08273092

    Ethiopia, Assale, Afar Region. In the early morning, Tigrayan camel herders lead their camels and donkeys across the Assale salt flats to load salt blocks which have been mined there for centuries.

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  • 862-08273091

    Ethiopia, Assale, Afar Region. In the early morning, Tigrayan camel herders lead camel and donkey caravans to the Assale salt flats to load salt blocks which have been mined there for centuries.

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  • 862-08273086

    Ethiopia, Hamed Ela, Afar Region. Tigrayan men lead camel and donkey caravans along a seasonal watercourse to collect salt blocks from pans situated below sea level in the Danakil Depression.

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  • 862-08273073

    Ethiopia, Lake Karum, Afar Region. Lake Karum is a saline lake which lies 116 metres below sea level. The water evaporates in exceedingly high temperatures to leave pure salt on the flats beside the lakeshore.

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  • 862-03821007

    Ol doinyo Lengai, The Maasais Mountain of God, is the only active volcano in the Gregory Rift.An important section of the eastern branch of Africas Great Rift Valley.It still discharges rare carbonatite lavas, which turn white on exposure to air.

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  • 862-03821006

    Ol doinyo Lengai, The Maasais Mountain of God, is the only active volcano in the Gregory Rift.An important section of the eastern branch of Africas Great Rift Valley.It still discharges rare carbonatite lavas, which turn white on exposure to air.

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  • 862-03820657

    Some of the lava flows from Telekis Volcano looking north to the southern end of Lake Turkana where the Nabuyatom cone is prominent. Named after Count Teleki, an Austrian nobleman, who led the first European expedition to the region in 1888.

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  • 862-03820284

    A little distance offshore from the coast of Djibouti, the northern extent of Africas Great Rift Valley abuts a triple junction where the oceanic rifts of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden converge.This photograph shows an obvious crack in a huge lava ridge.Other than Iceland, Djibouti is the only country where scientists can observe the sea floor spreading on dry land as two plates move apart.

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    A little distance offshore from the coast of Djibouti, the northern extent of Africas Great Rift Valley abuts a triple junction where the oceanic rifts of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden converge.This photograph shows an obvious crack in a huge lava ridge.Other than Iceland, Djibouti is the only country where scientists can observe the sea floor spreading on dry land as two plates move apart.

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  • 862-03736868

    A crumbling extinct volcano, known as Aruba Rock, is surrounded by outflows of black lava rock on the edge of the Suguta Valley.

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    A crumbling extinct volcano, known as Aruba Rock, is surrounded by outflows of black lava rock on the edge of the Suguta Valley.

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  • 862-03736866

    An extinct volcano with its outflow of lava rock in the Suguta Valley. Lake Turkana.

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  • 862-03736862

    Volcanic craters and lava dotting the volcanic ridge, known as The Barrier, that divided Lake Turkana and the Suguta Valley.

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  • 862-03736847

    The semi-desert terrain southwest of North Horr with Mount Kulal rising to 6,300 feet in the distance.

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  • 862-08718771

    Ethiopia, Amhara Region, Welo. An early morning view of the rugged landscape at the lake formed by a hydro-electric dam on the Tekeze River towards the distant Simien Mountains.

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  • 862-08718770

    Ethiopia, Amhara Region, Welo. The lake formed by an hydro-electric dam on the 608km-long Tekeze River which rises in the central Ethiopian Highlands and flows west, north and then west again until it joins a tributary of the Nile in Sudan.

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  • 862-08718769

    Ethiopia, Amhara Region, Welo. The lake formed by an hydro-electric dam on the 608km-long Tekeze River which rises in the central Ethiopian Highlands and flows west, north and then west again until it joins a tributary of the Nile in Sudan.

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    The perfectly shaped volcanic cone called Nabuyatom juts into the jade waters of Lake Turkana at the inhospitable southern end of the lake, known as Von Hohnel Bay.

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    The perfectly shaped volcanic cone called Nabuyatom juts into the jade waters of Lake Turkana.

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    The perfectly shaped volcanic cone called Nabuyatom juts into the jade waters of Lake Turkana at the inhospitable southern end of the lake, known as Von Hohnel Bay.

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  • 862-05998447

    The perfectly shaped volcanic cone called Nabuyatom juts into the jade waters of Lake Turkana at the inhospitable southern end of the lake, known as Von Hohnel Bay.

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  • 862-03366948

    Kenya,Loiengalani,Sirima. A lava field near the southeast shore of Lake Turkana.

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  • 862-03366084

    A Commiphora tree struggles for survival in a confused jumble of basalt lava boulders,reddened by the setting sun. Extensive lava fields are an unpleasant feature of southern Turkanaland.

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  • 862-03366067

    Lava flows from Teleki's Volcano. Named after Count Teleki,an Austrian nobleman,who led the first European expedition to the region in 1888,the volcano last erupted in about 1895 - the only active volcano in the region at that time. Over centuries,each eruption ejected basaltic lava of a different colour. The flows in the foreground still look remarkably fresh.

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  • 862-03366066

    A commiphora tree struggles to survive among basalt boulders - an aftermath of Pleistocene volcanic activity - that litter the countryside at the inhospitable southeast corner of Lake Turkana. The remarkable colour of the lake's alkaline water is caused by green algae with high chlorophyll concentrations. People often refer to the lake as the Jade Sea.

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  • 862-03352625

    A perfect cone-shaped volcano juts into a beautiful turquoise sea at Ghoubbet el Kharäb (the Devil's Throat),a region of high seismic activity.

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  • 862-03352624

    The inhospitable countryside between Garrayto and Lake Assal is strewn with lava and pale,friable material discharged from nearby volcanoes.

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    The region surrounding Ghoubbet el Kharäb (the Devil's Throat) is an inhospitable maze of lava rock,which makes walking virtually impossible.

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    Red volcanic debris from the explosion crater of Garrayto lies on the surface of the hills that divide Lake Assal (in the distance) from the sea.

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  • 862-08273093

    Ethiopia, Asa Bolo, Afar Region. A camel caravan at sunset. They will be heading for the salt mines at Assale to load their camels with salt blocks the following day.

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  • 862-08273074

    Ethiopia, Lake Karum, Afar Region. Salt patterns on the flats beside Lake Karum. This salt water lake lies 116 metres below sea level and is fed by seawater just below the surface.

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  • 862-08273072

    Ethiopia, Lake Karum, Afar Region. Lake Karum is a saline lake which lies 116 metres below sea level beside the Assale salt flats where salt is mined. Note the salt patterns beside the lakeshore.

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  • 862-03437192

    Kenya,Kabarnet,Lake Bogoria. Before the sun appears over the surrounding hills,flocks of lesser flamingo concentrate near the numerous hot springs at Lake Bogoria,an alkaline lake in Africa's Great Rift Valley.

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  • 862-03888746

    The inhospitable country at the southern end of Lake Turkana. The fresh-looking lava flows came from Telekis Volcano which last erupted about 130 years ago.

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  • 862-03821046

    Lake Mutanda is possibly the most beautiful lake of the Great Lakes region.It has an idyllic backdrop of five volcanoes of the Virunga chain, which straddle the Uganda-Rwanda border.

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    Lake Mutanda is possibly the most beautiful lake of the Great Lakes region.It has an idyllic backdrop of five volcanoes of the Virunga chain, which straddle the Uganda-Rwanda border.

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  • 862-03821004

    Lake Natron in northern Tanzania is one of the most alkaline of the Rift system.As its waters evaporate in the intense heat, sodium sesquicarbonate, known as trona or natron, solidifies to resemble giant coral heads in brightly coloured water. Visible beyond the lake is Ol doinyo Lengai the only active volcano in the Gregory Rift.

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  • 862-03820661

    The natural rock pools along the Sirima lugga are important to the Turkana and their stock in an otherwise waterless, rocky region at the southern end of Lake Turkana. In a year of average rainfall, water in the deepest pools will last throughout the year.Lake Turkana is just visible in this picture.

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  • 862-03820653

    South Island is Lake Turkanas largest island. Situated in the southern sector of the lake where the water reaches a depth of 374 feet, the island is a spine of volcanic cones and hills covering 15 square miles. The lava flows are remarkably well preserved.

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  • 862-03820381

    Fertile farming land surrounds Lake Ashange in northern Ethiopia.Ethiopia is a land of vast horizons and dramatic scenery. The weathered mountains in the Ethiopian Highlands exhibit layer upon layer of volcanic material, which built the plateau into Africas most extensive upland region.

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    Ethiopia is a land of vast horizons and dramatic scenery. The weathered mountains in the Ethiopian Highlands exhibit layer upon layer of volcanic material, which built the plateau into Africas most extensive upland region.Agriculture forms the background of the country's economy with 90 percent of its population earning a living from the land.

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  • 862-03820378

    Ethiopia is a land of vast horizons and dramatic scenery. The weathered mountains in the Ethiopian Highlands exhibit layer upon layer of volcanic material, which built the plateau into Africas most extensive upland region.Agriculture forms the background of the country's economy with 90 percent of its population earning a living from the land.

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  • 862-03736864

    Naperito, known as The Cathedral , lies in the middle of Lake Logipi, a seasonal alkaline or soda lake at the Suguta Valley.

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    Naperito, known as The Cathedral , lies in the middle of Lake Logipi, a seasonal alkaline or soda lake at the Suguta Valley.

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  • 862-03736861

    Andrew s volcano, one of the numerous volcanic craters dotting the volcanic ridge, known as The Barrier.

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    Porr Hill is a prominent geographical feature lying just off the eastern shores of Lake Turkana close to El Molo Bay.

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    Porr Hill is a prominent geographical feature lying just off the eastern shores of Lake Turkana close to El Molo Bay.

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  • 862-03736848

    A seasonal tree-lined water course gives life to the semi-desert terrain southwest of North Horr, Mount Kulal in the distance.

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  • 862-03736822

    Kenya, Nakuru District. The highest point of the Menengai Crater, one of the largest calderas in the world, 90 sq. km.

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    Panorama of the Caldera Blanca volcano. Canary Islands, Lanzarote, Timanfaya National Park. Atlantic Ocean in background.

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  • 862-08719560

    Spain, Canary Islands, Tenerife, Teide National Park, View of the Endemic Plant Tajinaste Rojo, Echium Wildpretii, and Teide Peak.

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  • 862-08719559

    Spain, Canary Islands, Tenerife, Teide National Park, View of the Endemic Plant Tajinaste Rojo, Echium Wildpretii, and Teide Peak.

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  • 862-08718796

    Ethiopia, Amhara Region, Simien Mountains. The spectacular terrain in the foothills of the high-altitude Simien Mountains arises from the uplifting and erosion of lava from volcanic eruptions 20-30 million years ago.

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  • 862-08718777

    Ethiopia, Amhara Region, Simien Mountains. Rugged peaks of the Simien Mountains. Distant Mount Ras Dashan rises to 4550m above sea level.

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    Ethiopia, Amhara Region, Simien Mountains. Rugged peaks of the Simien Mountains. Distant Mount Ras Dashan rises to 4550m above sea level.

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    Ethiopia, Amhara Region, Simien Mountains. Rugged peaks of the Simien Mountains which rise to 4550m above sea level.

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