As steam from lava rises, a climber prepares to drop into the caldera of Ertale volcano, where temperatures can reach up to 1,868 degrees Fahrenheit (1,020 degrees Celsius). Ertale, located in Ethiopia, is
one of Africa’s few active volcanoes. One of the few volcanoes on the world that have an almost persist ent lava lake. it is isolated basaltic shield volcano, 50km wide rising more than 600meter from below sea level in the barren Danakil depression.