caldera definition

  • noun:
    • a sizable crater created by volcanic explosion or by failure of a volcanic cone.
    • a big crater created by volcanic surge or by failure of a volcanic cone.
    • A large crater created by a volcanic surge or by failure regarding the cone of a volcano.
    • a sizable crater formed by a volcanic explosion or by collapse of this cone of a volcano.
    • a sizable kettle or caldron; ergo, in geology, an amphitheatrical depression in a volcanic formation.
    • a sizable kettle or caldron; ergo, in geology, an amphitheatrical despair in a volcanic development.
    • a sizable crater brought on by the violent explosion of a volcano that collapses into a depression
    • a big crater due to the violent explosion of a volcano that collapses into a depression

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