Where is the Lowest Point on Earth Located
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Where is the Lowest Point on Earth Located

Our earth is wider at the equator and narrower between the poles like an oblate spheroid therefore lowest point on land is determined on the basis of sea level. The lowest point of earth on dry land in each continent of the world is listed below.

Continent Lowest Point Elevation (ft) Country/Territory
Asia Dead Sea −1,385 Israel,Palestine and Jordan
Africa Lake Assal −509 Djibouti
South America Laguna del Carbón −344 Argentina
North America Death Valley −282 United States
Antarctica Deep Lake, Vestfold Hills -160 Australian Antarctic Territory
Europe Caspian Sea -92 Russia
Australia Lake Eyre -49 Australia



The adjoining area of the Dead Sea is the lowest dry land on Earth. It lies at 1,385 feet below sea level, bordering Jordan and Israel. Lake Assal , world’s largest salt reserve, is the second lowest location on Earth. It is located in the middle of Djibouti.


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