collapse caldera

кальдера обрушения
кальдера оседания

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • caldera — [kal der′ə] n. [Sp < L caldarium: see CALDARIUM] a broad, craterlike basin of a volcano, formed by an explosion or by collapse of the cone …   English World 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

  • caldera — ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY GLOSSARY A large crater formed by collapse or subsidence of the ground surface following a great eruption. During a typical caldera forming eruption, the magma chamber is partially emptied and large amounts of ash and… …   Glossary of volcanic terms

  • caldera — /kal der euh, kawl /, n. a large, basinlike depression resulting from the explosion or collapse of the center of a volcano. [1860 65; < Sp Caldera, name of a crater on Canary Islands, lit., cauldron < LL caldaria, n. use of fem. of caldarius of… …   Universalium

  • Caldera (disambiguation) — A caldera is a volcanic feature formed by the collapse of land following a volcanic eruption.Caldera may also refer to:* Caldera (band) * Caldera Systems, the former name of SCO Group * Caldera OpenLinux, a GNU/Linux distribution created by… …   Wikipedia

  • caldera cycle — GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS A commonly observed evolutionary sequence recognized in many caldera complexes. From oldest to youngest, the seven stages of the caldera cycle are: 1) regional tumescence and generation of ring fractures; 2) ignimbrite… …   Glossary of volcanic terms

  • caldera — cal•de•ra [[t]kælˈdɛr ə, kɔl [/t]] n. pl. ras gel a large, basinlike depression resulting from the explosion or collapse of the center of a volcano • Etymology: 1860–65; < Sp Caldera lit., cauldron < LL caldāria …   From formal English to slang

  • caldera — noun Etymology: Spanish, literally, caldron, from Late Latin caldaria more at cauldron Date: 1691 a volcanic crater that has a diameter many times that of the vent and is formed by collapse of the central part of a volcano or by explosions of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • caldera — noun /kælˈdɛə.ɹə,ˈkɔːl.də.ɹə,kælˈdɛɹ.ə/ A large crater formed by a volcanic explosion or by collapse of the cone of a volcano …   Wiktionary

  • caldera —   a volcanic cone where the original top and centre have been removed either through a massive eruption or through collapse leaving the base of the cone as a large ring shaped ridge …   Geography glossary

  • caldera —    A large, more or less circular depression, formed by explosion and/or collapse, which surrounds a volcanic vent or vents, and whose diameter is many times greater than that of the included vent, or vents.    Compare: volcanic crater.    GG …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

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