“The continental crust under Afar is a mere 20 kilometers from top to bottom, less than half its original thickness, and parts of the area are over 100 meters below sea level.”
“The region, known as the Afar Triangle, sits along a geologic fault known as the East African Rift, where the continent is slowly being pulled apart by tectonic plate movements.”
“Since 1965, Taieb had been piecing together the geological history of the remote eastern deserts of Ethiopia, a region known as the Afar Triangle.”
“Tal Afar, which is primarily populated by the ethnic Turkomen minority, is only about 40 miles (60 kilometers) northwest of Mosul and has gone through cycles of stability and instability for years.”
“ The singular is Dankali, the plural Danakil: both words are Arabic, the vernacular name being "Afar" or "Afer," the Somali "Afarnimun.”
“The Afar have a notorious reputation for hostility to visitors or trespassers depending on your view point.”
“A long, jarring and hot journey from Addis takes you into the land of the Afar.”
“In Tal Afar, McMaster had established twenty-nine small outposts in the city to separate the Sunnis and Shia then waging a ghastly war in which headless corpses would be left to rot on the streets.”
“The JSAT, which was chaired by Colonel H. R. McMaster, who had restored order to Tal Afar two years earlier, recommended that the Anbar Awakening model be expanded to the rest of Iraq.”
“Afar off he heard the squawking of caribou calves.”
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