Empakai crater (Ngorongoro Highlands): flamingoes, obsidian and stromatolites

Empakai is an extinct volcano at the northen end of the Ngorongoro Highlands. It has a deep summit caldera with a soda lake famous for its flamingoes who come here during the day.
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Looking down onto the crater lake of Empakai. Flamingoes are flying in formation above the lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Flamingos at Lake Empakai, in the Ngorongoro Highlands, Tanzania (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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