Lake Assal is a unique salt

Thursday, July 26th 2012. | Arab

 exotic Lake Assal is a unique salt Lake Assal is a unique salt

Lake Assal is a lake that attracted you. Lake Assal is situated on the southern border region Tadjoura, touching Dikhil Region, about 120 kilometers (75 miles) west of the city of Djibouti. It lies 155 meters (509 feet) below sea level in the Afar Depression and its beach composed of the lowest point on land in Africa and the second lowest depression of land on Earth after the Dead Sea. The beaches here are made of pure salt all. If you want to swim in a single stroke, you can just float and read a book. Salt cake all along the shores of Lake Assal is. all birds will be here in the salt crystallizes. And not surprisingly, the vegetation does not grow here. here a very bright and very hot. Lake Assal is saltier than the Dead Sea. Lake Assal is located in the Danakil Desert, the location where some other salt lakes can be found. This area, at the head of the Great Rift Valley, is the lowest point of land that can be found in the African continent, to 510 feet (155 meters) below sea level. If it were not for the barricade of the mountains, Danakils, burdensome than the interior of the Red Sea, Afar Depression, including Assal itself, will be under the sea floor.

 beauty Lake Assal is a unique salt Lake Assal is a unique salt

Have you already heard about the salt caravans crossing the Sahara, there is also a salt caravan traveling from Lake Assal to the Ethiopian Highlands. The Afar, a nomadic tribe, has been cut slabs of salt from this lake for centuries and continue to do so. Only the upper crust can be used and it takes skill and strength to cut properly. Slabs are shaped into a rectangle that weighs about 7 kilo grams and raised to the camel’s back. Each camel could carry twenty blocks of salt. Hundreds of camels and their owners make the trip every week. Lake Assal is also there. The discovery of the mountain and offers a unique tour in Ethiopia that include direct witness of salt caravan. In lake Assal  is also a region known as the Afar Triangle, part of the soil radiate out from a point one hundred miles north of Addis Ababa and to the Red Sea coast and the Gulf of Aden. This area is one of the most troubled in the world, forming the intersection of African and Arabian tectonic plate and the setting for continental drift.

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Lake Assal 

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Lake Assal 

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Lake Assal 

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Lake Assal 

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Lake Assal 

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Wallpaper Lake Assal 

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