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Dallol volcano
hydrothermal field -48 m / -157 ft
Danakil desert, Ethiopia, 14.24°N / 40.3°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)| Reports
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Dallol volcano eruptions:
1926
Typical eruption style:
Phreatic explosions. Strong hydrothermal activity at present.
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Desert, salt and volcanoes (14 days expedition to Erta Ale volcano and Dallol hydrothermal field (Danakil desert, Ethiopia))

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Dallol hydrothermal field (Ethiopia): colorful hot springs back to life

Monday Feb 29, 2016 09:46 AM | BY: T

Green and yellow salt pond at Dallol (image: Enku Mulugheta)
Green and yellow salt pond at Dallol (image: Enku Mulugheta)
Green lake at Dallol (image: Enku Mulugheta)
Green lake at Dallol (image: Enku Mulugheta)
Salt lake at Dallol (image: Enku Mulugheta)
Salt lake at Dallol (image: Enku Mulugheta)
One of our groups visited Dallol last week during our recent Danakil volcano expedition. The hydrothermal activity was observed to be very intense, with many colorful ponds and hot springs.
Expedition leader Enku reported:
"Dallol is back to its original status with every bit of the geothermal fissures which are full of activity with gas and liquid chemicals washed out by the hot ground water. I have never seen Dallol like this before in my entire 12 years of Afar Depression trip."
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Thursday, Dec 17, 2015
We present a selection of photographs taken on the 23rd of November 2015 during our first Danakil volcano expedition of this winter season! ... [more]

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