Afar Region, Ethiopia

Looking southeast across the Afar Region. Space Shuttle photo courtesy of NASA.

Geologic features of the Afar region (light brown). The Afar region is bounded by topographic and structural highs (darker brown). Volcanoes shown in gray. Erta Ale, one of the world's most active volcanoes, is at the apex of the Afar triangle.

Additional images in the Afar Region.

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