Origin of calderaSpanish from Late Latin caldaria, a pot for boiling, akin to Classical Latin caldarius: see caldarium
A large crater formed by volcanic explosion or by collapse of a volcanic cone.
Origin of calderaSpanish cauldron, caldera from Late Latin caldāria ; see cauldron .
A large, roughly circular crater left after a volcanic explosion or the collapse of a volcanic cone. Calderas are typically much wider in diameter than the openings of the vents from which they were formed.
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- The sailing include stops in San Diego, Acapulco, Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica, Aruba and Key West before arriving in Tampa, Florida.
- On the road from Caldera to Ald'Run, you will find the boots on Pemenie the Trader.
- This lake lies in a great pit or caldera created by the wrecking in prehistoric times of the volcano Mount Mazama, which according to geologists once had an altitude of about 14,000 ft.
- South-east by rail from Caldera, the principal port of this great mining district.
- Communications.-Railway construction in Chile dates from 1850, when work was begun on a short line between Copiapo and the port of Caldera, in the Atacama desert region.