The Central Highlands province of Gia Lai is one of the few places in Vietnam where traces of century-old extinct volcanoes can still be found today.
From above, the volcano resembles a giant funnel, with its crater bearing the red tint of basalt soil created by lava since ancient times.
Mit, 45, clears her family's 1,500-square-meter cassava field at the foot of Chu Dang Ya volcano.
Around the basin, the Jarai people grow coffee, corn, potatoes, pumpkin, and galangal to earn their daily bread. Locals say the red basalt soil gives their products a sweeter taste than those grown in other regions.
Remnants of an ancient, concave-shaped crater in Op Village of Pleiku Town with a radius of about 500 meters, forming a large valley. The land is fertile and has a stable water source, allowing locals to grow rice, potatoes and other vegetables on the crater that has been dormant for millions of years.