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The Afar Triangle location map

The Afar Triangle

At the north end on its African continental section the Great Rift Valley forms a triangular depression called the Afar Triangle. In the foreground the rift separates the Ethiopian Highlands (left) from the Harar hills (right). In the background the Bab-el-Mandeb and behind the Arabian Peninsula can be seen.

View: The Afar Triangle
Location: Lon 37.577°
Lat 5.165°
Altitude: 149 km
Direction: 32°
Camera Angle: 38°
User Rating: 2.6
Location Map:    Visible Topography
The Afar Triangle location map
The Afar Triangle

Related Views:

The Great Rift Valley
Kenyan Rift Valley
The Ethiopian Rift Valley

Visitor comments:

by abdelkader sadok from Algeria posted on Tue Nov 6 2012 18:20:31
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