Maars

A maar is a broad, low-relief volcanic crater that is caused by a phreatomagmatic eruption, which is an explosion caused by groundwater coming into contact with hot lava or magma. A maar characteristically fills with water to form a relatively shallow crater lake. (wiki)

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El Pinacate: La caracteristique la plus frappante du point de vue visuel est la concentration de dix maars (Unesco fr)
Messel Pit: West Eifel Volcanic Field

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