calderas

All Noun
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  • Their central calderas are also quite large in proportion to their base diameters.
  • The calderas can easily be seen from the air.
  • Named according to local legend after an engineer who was responsible for building a road through two of the collapsed calderas.
  • The earliest hot tubs were calderas in which hot stones were placed to heat the water.
  • When the workshops ceased its work, the calderas, machinery and old workshops remained abandoned.
  • The volcano has had three cone building episodes separated by the formation of two calderas.
  • He did many installations of land art, especially on volcanoes - even in some cases inside the calderas of active volcanoes.
  • The ignimbrite formations in this area cover the largest area of any known series, with ten calderas identified in the province.
  • Many of its volcanoes are young, especially its calderas.
  • Sometimes lakes which form inside calderas are called caldera lakes, but often this distinction is not made.
  • Such uplifts are common in very large calderas, apparently due to the upward pressure of below-ground magma.
  • Since the calderas formed, however, the flows have tended to be thick.
  • Extreme cold in winter prevents tree growth in the bottoms of the calderas.
  • However, calderas can also form by non-explosive means such as gradual magma subsidence.
  • The dark spots in earlier images resembled volcanic calderas more than they did the impact craters seen on those other worlds.
  • Weyrs are usually built into the cliff faces of ancient volcanic calderas.
  • One of the calderas within the group is the Bennett Lake Volcanic Complex.
  • Long eruptive periods form cinder cones, which then collapse over time to form calderas.
  • The western volcanoes are higher and have larger calderas than those to the east, they are also shaped like an upturned soup bowl.
  • At some points in geological time, rhyolitic calderas have appeared in distinct clusters.
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Root form of calderas is caldera for the noun.

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Meaning of calderas

  • noun A large crater caused by the violent explosion of a volcano that collapses into a depression