Lac Assal is the lowest point
in Africa. The shore of the large salt lake lies 156 meters below
sea level and t's shores are constantly covered in large clumps
of salt crystals. Nearby can be found hot springs heated by geothermal
activity. Jan. 17, 2005.
Salt as far as the eye can see.
The shoreline of the shallow
lake is covered in salt.
Salt is mined here by the local
Large blocks of salt crystals.
The water was so saline, tasting
it would sting the taste buds.