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Irta'Ale volcano, Ethiopia


The Irta'Ale (or Erta Ale) volcano, located in the northern area of Ethiopia, Danakil depression, is one of the few existing volcanoes with permanent lava lakes (since the beginning of the 20th century). 

613 meters high, it is one of the most spectacular formations of Northern Africa (like the nearby Danakil depression).

From Addis Abeba and Makelle there are organized tours for tourists: the ascent is about 3 hours, rather easy, but pay attention to the hot temperature.