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Coming to get salt

Coming to get salt
by Jørgen Johanson

The caravan comes in empty to carry the salt out. The Danakil Depression is among the hottest and most inhospitable places on earth. It is also one of the lowest (Lake Asale: 116 metres (381 ft) below sea level). The Afar people are extracting salt, using