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Despite the amazing sight, Netal said that seeing the pools came with a downside. “The smell was horrible, and it was difficult to breath”. (Photo by Neta Dekel/Caters News Agency)

These stunning images show the beauty and drama of Mother Nature at work. Captured deep in heart of the Danakil Desert in East Africa, the images show the acid pools near the Erta Ale volcano. Pools of brightly colored acid can be seen amid the dramatic blast of volcanic ash. The photos were taken by Neta Dekel, an Israeli photographer. He the acid pools were one of the most extraordinary sights he had ever seen. (Photo by Neta Dekel/Caters News Agency)
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27 Jun 2018 00:03:00
Saira Liaqat, 22, a victim of acid violence who was burned 4 years ago

Saira Liaqat, 22, a victim of acid violence who was burned 4 years ago, poses in Islamabad, June 11, 2007. Saira is from Lahore and was attacked with acid thrown on her over an argument relating to an arranged marriage. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
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14 Feb 2012 10:25:00
Acid attack survivors wait in the back stage prior to participate in a fashion show titled “Beauty Redefined” organized by ActionAid Bangladesh in Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 7, 2017. (Photo by Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters)

Acid attack survivors wait in the back stage prior to participate in a fashion show titled “Beauty Redefined” organized by ActionAid Bangladesh in Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 7, 2017. Such horrific violence across South Asia is often prompted by insufficient dowries, rejection of advances or land disputes, disfiguring victims for life and ruining their prospects. (Photo by Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters)
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10 Mar 2017 00:01:00
The Acura Stage area is flooded after a storm dumped several inches of rain on the second Saturday of the New Orleans Jazz Fest at the Fair Grounds, Saturday, April 30, 2016. (Photo by David Grunfeld/NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune via AP Photo)

The Acura Stage area is flooded after a storm dumped several inches of rain on the second Saturday of the New Orleans Jazz Fest at the Fair Grounds, Saturday, April 30, 2016. (Photo by David Grunfeld/NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune via AP Photo)
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02 May 2016 11:24:00
Festival goers kiss in the “Silent Disco” at the “Music in the Park” stage during the 50th Montreux Jazz Festival, in Montreux, Switzerland, July 9, 2016. (Photo by Anthony Anex/EPA)

Festival goers kiss in the “Silent Disco” at the “Music in the Park” stage during the 50th Montreux Jazz Festival, in Montreux, Switzerland, July 9, 2016. (Photo by Anthony Anex/EPA)
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11 Jul 2016 12:49:00
In this May 2, 2015 photo, skywriter Nathan Hammond releases smoke as he writes messages of hope and love over New Orleans, during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Hammond was commissioned by local entrepreneur, Frank Scurlock, who said the messages were simply his way of reminding people that goodness can still flourish in a world that seems increasingly marred by violence. (Photo by Gerald Herbert/AP Photo)

In this May 2, 2015 photo, skywriter Nathan Hammond releases smoke as he writes messages of hope and love over New Orleans, during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Hammond was commissioned by local entrepreneur, Frank Scurlock, who said the messages were simply his way of reminding people that goodness can still flourish in a world that seems increasingly marred by violence. (Photo by Gerald Herbert/AP Photo)
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06 May 2015 13:57:00
Wedges of an orange generate enough current and electrical juice – 3.5 volts – to power an LED. The fruit’s citric acid helps electrons flow from galvanized nails to copper wire in this 14-hour exposure. This image was published in September’s Visions of Earth, a trio of photos that appear in each issue of National Geographic. (Photo by Caleb Charland/National Geographic)

Wedges of an orange generate enough current and electrical juice – 3.5 volts – to power an LED. The fruit’s citric acid helps electrons flow from galvanized nails to copper wire in this 14-hour exposure. This image was published in September’s Visions of Earth, a trio of photos that appear in each issue of National Geographic. (Photo by Caleb Charland/National Geographic)
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06 Jan 2014 12:09:00
Blue Lava, Kawah Ijen Volcano, Indonesia

Located in East Java, Indonesia, Kawah Ijen is a volcano is home to the largest acidic crater lake in the world. What turns the waters of the lake in the 1 km caldera its beautiful turquoise color are the highly sulfuric gases emitted from the volcano underneath.
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07 May 2014 12:20:00