Meaning Caldera
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large depression resulting from the collapse of the center of a volcano. Read more in the NG Education Encyclopedia
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A large circular depression in a volcano.
Source: physicalgeography.net

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A large, basin-shaped volcanic depression, more or less circular in form. Typically steep-sided, found at the summit of a shield volcano .
Source: ge-at.iastate.edu

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"cavity on the summit of a volcano," 1865, from Spanish caldera "cauldron, kettle," from Latin caldarium, caldarius "pertaining to warming," from calidus "warm, hot& [..]
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A type of volcanic crater that is extremely large, usually formed by the collapse of a volcanic cone or by a violent volcanic explosion. Crater Lake is one example of a caldera on Earth.
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n. A large circular volcanic depression, often originating due to collapse.
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a circular volcanic crater larger than the vent.
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The Spanish word for cauldron, a basin-shaped volcanic depression; by definition, at least a mile in diameter. Such large depressions are typically formed by the subsidence of volcanoes. Crater Lake o [..]
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A roughly circular, steep-walled depression formed as a result of the collapse of a volcanic chamber.
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large, circular depression that forms when the magma chamber below a volcano partially empties and causes the ground above to sink. calorie -
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a volcanic depression formed by the collapse of the ground above a magma chamber, which empties during very large volcanic eruptions. The diameter of a caldera many be times larger than the size of th [..]
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(n) a large crater caused by the violent explosion of a volcano that collapses into a depression
Source: beedictionary.com

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depression formed at the summit of a volcano
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A large, circular depression in a volcanic terrain, typically originating from collapse, explosion or erosion of a volcanic dome.
Source: scientificpsychic.com

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Large, generally circular, fault-bounded depression caused by the withdrawal of magma
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Large, generally circular, fault-bounded depression caused by the withdrawal of magma from below a volcano or volcanoes. Commonly, the magma erupts explosively as from a giant volcano and, falling back to Earth as volcanic ash, fills the caldera so formed.
Source: geomaps.wr.usgs.gov

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A large, bowl-shaped volcanic depression with a diameter many times greater than the included volcanic vent or vents. It may be formed by explosion or collapse.
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In geology, a large, roughly circular, and frequently mineralized crustal subsidence formed by a collapsed volcanic system.
Source: celestialearthminerals.com

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A large basin-shaped volcanic depression, more or less circular, the diameter of which is many times greater than that of the included ventor vents, irrespective of steepness of the walls or form of t [..]
Source: psi.edu

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a large, circular depression that forms when the magma chamber below a volcano partially empties and causes the ground above to sink
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A large volcanic depression, commonly circular or elliptical when seen from above, caused by a volcano collapsing into itself.
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(vulcanology) A large crater formed by a volcanic explosion or by collapse of the cone of a volcano. * '''2000''', Tony Waltham, ''Geyser watching'', Geology Today Vol. 16, Iss. 3, p. 99: *: The l [..]
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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(geology) caldera
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A volcanic crater usually formed by the collapse of land following a major volcanic eruption.
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Caldera was originally founded in 1994 by Ransom Love and Bryan Sparks. On September 2, 1998 Caldera announced it would create two subsidiaries, Caldera Systems, Inc. (CSI) (which later became Caldera [..]
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