cauldron subsidence

кальдерообразное оседание
котловина опускания
котлообразное оседание
котлообразный провал

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • cauldron subsidence — noun : the sinking of part of the roof of a magma chamber usually involving downward movement along circumferential faults * * * cauldron subsidence noun (geology) The subsidence of a cylindrical mass of the Earth s crust, bounded by a circular… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caldera — A caldera is a cauldron like volcanic feature formed by the collapse of land following a volcanic eruption. They are sometimes confused with volcanic craters. The word comes from Latin caldarium , meaning cauldron (hot bath). In some texts the… …   Wikipedia

  • COMPLEXES ANNULAIRES — Édifices de roches plutoniques, les complexes annulaires sont groupés en essaims le long des bordures des cratons ou des dislocations majeures intracratoniques: généralement en relation avec des systèmes de coulées volcaniques qu’ils peuvent… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Supervolcano — A supervolcano is a volcano capable of producing a volcanic eruption with an ejecta volume greater than 1,000 cubic kilometers (240 cubic miles). This is thousands of times larger than most historic volcanic eruptions.[1] Supervolcanoes can occur …   Wikipedia

  • Glen Coe — (en gaélico escocés: Gleann Comhann) es un glen de las Tierras Altas de Escocia. Se encuentra en la zona sur de Lochaber, y anteriormente formaba parte del condado de Argyll. A menudo se considera que es uno de los lugares más espectaculares y… …   Wikipedia Español

  • VOLCANISME ET VOLCANOLOGIE — Le 24 août de l’an 79 après J. C., le Vésuve se réveilla au terme d’un repos de plusieurs siècles et détruisit les villes d’Herculanum, de Pompéi et de Stabiès. En 1783, l’éruption fissurale du Laki, en Islande, entraîna la mort de plus de 10 000 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ring fracture — GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS or ring fault The arcuate bounding faults upon which caldera (cauldron) subsidence takes place. Ring fractures (faults) define the structural limits of calderas. Most observed ring faults are nearly vertical or dip… …   Glossary of volcanic terms

  • Mount Cayley volcanic field — Coordinates: 50°07′13″N 123°17′26″W / 50.12028°N 123.29056°W / 50.12028; 123.29056 …   Wikipedia

  • India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …   Universalium

  • Italy — /it l ee/, n. a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870 1946. 57,534,088; 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km). Cap.: Rome. Italian, Italia. * * * Italy… …   Universalium

  • caldera — /kælˈdɛərə/ (say kal dairruh) noun a large crater formed by the explosion or subsidence of the cone of a volcano. {Spanish: literally, cauldron} …   Australian English dictionary

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