Lake Assal (Salt Lake) – Djibouti

Lake Assal Salt Lake Africa
Lake Assal Salt Lake Africa

Lake Assal or Salt Lake – A crater lake situated in the Djibouti, Ethiopia. The Lake is one of the Saltiest Lakes in the world. Extreme heat and strong winds fuel rapid evaporation leave a bathtub ring of minerals around the lake’s shore. Salty becomes granular crystals by crystal at the tip of the sea spray. Assal Lake is situated on 155 meters below sea level. It is also the lowest point of Africa and third lowest in the world. The Lake is an aquatic desert enclosed by dormant volcanoes and black lava fields.  It can be reached by less than 2 hour drive on pretty good road from Djibouti City. The scenery alongside the way is nice.

Assal Lake Africa
Assal Lake Africa

Assal Lake Ethiopia
Assal Lake Ethiopia

Assal Lake in the Deserts of Djibouti
Assal Lake in Desert of Djibouti

Assal Lake
Assal Lake

Lake Assal Djibouti Ethiopia
Lake Assal Djibouti Ethiopia

Lake Assal Djibouti
Lake Assal Djibouti

Lake Assal
Lake Assal

Salt Lake Djibouti Ethiopia
Salt Lake Djibouti Ethiopia

Salt Lake Djibouti
Salt Lake Djibouti

Salt lake Ethiopia
Salt lake Ethiopia

Salt Lake
Salt Lake

Saltish Lake Africa
Saltish Lake Africa

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