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)
|El Pinacate||"The most visually striking feature is the concentration of a total of 10 enormous, deep and almost perfectly circular Maar (steam blast) craters, believed to originate from a combination of eruptions and collapses." (OUV)|
|Messel Pit||West Eifel Volcanic Field|
|Volcanoes of Kamchatka||Kinenin Lake|
|Wet Tropics of Queensland||Lake Euramoo|
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