Sunrise In The Denka Valley In The Bale Mts . . The Bale Mountains National Park ...
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Description: Sunrise in the Denka Valley in the Bale Mts . . The Bale Mountains National Park is located in the southern highlands of Ethiopia . The Bale Mts are reaching heights of over 4300 m and are of volcanic origin . The landforms are comprised of afro alpine plateaus . escarpments and peaks showing signs of glaciation . Bale is well known for its biodiversity with lots of endemic species and is considered the largest alpine landscape in Africa . Moreover it harbours one of the few populations of the Ethiopian Wolf ( canis simensis ) , the rarest canid worldwide . Africa , East Africa , Ethiopia , January 2010