Joel Santos snapped one of the world’s oldest always lively lava lakes, dubbed the ‘Gateway to Hell’
It is inside Ethiopia’s Etra Ale volcano, and reaches searing temperatures exceeding 1,a hundred stages Celsius
Mr Santos piloted a drone from shut-by means of and used warmness-proof cameras to seize the awesome smooth showcase
Via ANNABEL FENWICK ELLIOTT FOR MAILONLINE. These dramatic images present a rare glimpse during the ‘Gateway To Hell’, traditionally probably the most world’s oldest always lively lava lakes.Portuguese travel photographer Joel Santos, 38, piloted a drone over the effervescent lake – which reaches temperatures exceeding 1,100 levels Celsius – while he stood only a metre from the brink.
The lake, situated in Afar, Ethiopia, has had a constant waft given that the fact that 1906 and lies within the 2,011-foot-high Erta Ale volcano, or else quite often called the Smoking Mountain.