A caldera is a cauldron-like volcanic feature usually formed by the collapse of land following a volcanic eruption.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Bali Subak system Mount Batur
Galapagos Islands Fernandina Island
Ngorongoro Ngorongoro Crater
Rapa Nui Rano Kau Caldera
Sangay National Park This first Sangay, pockmarked by secondary ridges, is thought to have been 15-16 km (9-10 mi) in diameter, with a summit located 2 to 3 km (1 to 2 mi) southeast of the present summit. The curved shape of the remnants of this first structure indicates that it suffered a massive flank collapse, scattering the nearby forest lowlands with debris and causing a large part of its southern caldera wall to slide off the mountain, forming an embayment lower on its slopes" (Wiki)
Teide National Park Las Canadas Caldera. "The Park ....contains a giant volcanic caldera located at around 2,100 m and an impressive stratovolcano, the Teide-Pico Viejo is located within the caldera," (Nom File)
Ujung Kulon National Park Krakatoa
Volcanoes of Kamchatka Uzon
Yellowstone Yellowstone Caldera


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