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Definition of the noun caldera

What does caldera mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: calderas

  1. a large crater caused by the violent explosion of a volcano that collapses into a depression
    • lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
    • more generic terms: crater / volcanic crater = a bowl-shaped geological formation at the top of a volcano

Place

Caldera is a port city and commune in the Copiapó Province of the Atacama Region in northern Chile. It has an excellent harbor, protected by breakwaters, being the port city for the productive mining district centering on Copiapó to which it is connected by the first railroad constructed in Chile.

Groups

  1. Caldera was an American band, that combined jazz, funk and rock with a wide variety of Latin music. 1970s fusion explorers like Return to Forever and Weather Report influenced Caldera, but its members were also influenced by everything from Earth, Wind & Fire's soul/funk to Afro-Cuban salsa, Brazilian samba and Andean/Peruvian music.
  2. Caldera is a musical group.

Music

  1. "Caldera": Caldera is the 1976 debut album of Jazz fusion band Caldera.
  2. "Caldera" is a musical album of Jo Quail.
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  3. "Caldera" is a musical single of Recondite.
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  4. "Caldera" is a musical album of Raina Rose.
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  5. "CALDERA" is a composition.

Film

"Caldera" is an 11-minute computer animated short film released in 2012. It was directed by Evan Viera, co-written by Chris Bishop, co-produced by Chris Perry, and created in conjunction with Bit Films, the computer animation incubator program at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts.

Miscellanea

  1. Caldera: A caldera is a cauldron-like volcanic feature usually formed by the collapse of land following a volcanic eruption. They are sometimes confused with volcanic craters. The word comes from Spanish caldera, and this from Latin caldaria, meaning "cooking pot". In some texts the English term cauldron is also used.
  2. Caldera was a US-based software company founded in 1994 to develop Linux- and DOS-based operating system products.

Phrases with Caldera

  1. Lycinus caldera
  2. Ixamatus caldera
  3. Modisimus caldera
  4. Leptochelia Caldera
  5. Chondrochelia Caldera
  6. species Lycinus caldera
  7. species Ixamatus caldera
  8. species Modisimus caldera
  9. Species Leptochelia Caldera

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Caldera

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Google previewHow Does Earth Work?, Physical Geology and the Process of Science (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A caldera is a cauldronlike volcanic feature usually formed by the collapse of land following a volcanic eruption. They are sometimes...

The eruption that created the La Garita Caldera is the largest known explosive eruption in Earth's history.

Google previewDues and Charges on Shipping in Foreign Ports (1869)

A Manual of Reference for the Use of Shipowners, Shipbrokers, & Shipmasters

Port Caldera is a fine bay, and pretty well sheltered. There is a good pier, alongside which vessels of 2,000 tons can load and discharge. Hospital Dues, 10 cents per ton. Caldera is the chief port in the province. The other ports are, Obispito, ...

Google previewPhysical Geology (2016)

Earth sciences, Geology by CTI Reviews

Caldera: A caldera is a cauldronlike volcanic feature usually formed by the collapse of land following avolcanic eruption. They are sometimesconfused with volcanic craters.The word comesfrom Spanish caldera,and thisfrom Latin CALDARIA ...

Google previewEssentials of Geology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A caldera is a cauldronlike volcanic feature usually formed by the collapse of land following a volcanic eruption. They are sometimes confused with volcanic craters. The word comes from Spanish caldera, and this from Latin caldaria, meaning ...

Google previewThe Unofficial Guide to Adventure Travel in Alaska (2008)

by Melissa DeVaughn

The caldera is a giant dry crater that is the result of a series of eruptions, the latest dating to 1931 and the earliest as long...

Google previewUnited States Congressional serial set (1909)

Caldera is the outlet for Copiapo and the surrounding district, ...

Google preview14 Fun Facts About the Galilean Moons of Jupiter: A 15-Minute Book

Educational Version by Jeannie Meekins

Many of them are not mountains, but calderas. A caldera is a large smooth crater which is a depression in the surface of the moon.

Google previewElemental Geosystems (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Long Valley Caldera is a depression in eastern California that is adjacent to Mammoth Mountain. The valley is one of the largest calderas on earth, measuring about 20 miles (32 km) long (east-west) and 11 miles (18 km) wide ( north-south).

Google previewLinux System Administration (2006)

Craig Hunt Linux Library by Vicki Stanfield, Roderick W. Smith

Caldera is a proven player in the Linux world and thus is likely to continue to improve its distribution over time. OpenLinux has an eServer version as well as an eDesktop version, specially tailored to those individual purposes. Additionally ...

Google previewEagle Lake, Cedarville Study Areas Wilderness Recommendations (CA,NV) (1987)

Environmental Impact Statement

Holein-the-Ground, a shallow mile wide volcanic caldera is the other ...

Google previewThe metalic wealth of the united States, described with that of other countries (1854)

by J. D. Whitney

% Caldera is the port of Copiapo, between which places is a railroad fifty miles in length, extending through a desert country, where rain never falls ...

Google previewGeosystems, An Introduction to Physical Geography (2016)

Earth sciences, Earth sciences by CTI Reviews

Long ValleyCaldera: Long Valley Caldera is a depression in eastern California that is adjacent to Mammoth Mountain. The valley is one of the largest calderas on earth, measuring about 20 miles (32 km) long (eastwest) and11miles (18 km) ...

Google previewStructural Geology, Second Edition (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A caldera is a cauldron-like volcanic ...

Google previewEnvironmental impact statement, preliminary wilderness recommendations, Timbered Crater WSA and Lava WSA (1984)

preliminary wilderness recommendations for thirteen wilderness study areas by United States. Bureau of Land Management. District Office, Susanville, Calif, United States. Bureau of Land Management

Hole-in-the-Ground, a shallow mile wide volcanic caldera is the other ...

Google preview1001 Questions Answered About (2013)

Earthquakes, Avalanches, Floods and Other Natural Disasters by Barbara Tufty

A caldera is a wide, bowl-shaped volcanic depression usually larger than a crater . Most calderas are formed when the top of the volcanic cone subsides or collapses as magma is blown out of the crater or withdraws from the underlying ...

Google previewOut of the Crater (2000)

Chronicles of a Volcanologist by Richard V. Fisher

A caldera is a type of volcano with a crater larger than five miles in diameter. The craters of calderas are formed by collapse of the ground into an underground cavity formed by the ejection of pyroclastic material equivalent in volume to that of ...

Google previewGeneral Science

by Wyoming. Superintendent of Public Instruction

The caldera is a basin-shaped crater which is formed when violent explosions destroy the upper part of the volcanic cone or when the cone collapses into the magma chamber. The caldera is many times larger in diameter than the volcanic ...

Google previewI Married a Travel Junkie (2012)

by Samuel Jay Keyser

Looking into the world's largest caldera is an overwhelming experience. At 11 miles across and more than 2,000 feet to the crater floor, it is the largest natural corral on the face of the earth. From the rim one looks down onto a lake in the middle ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geomorphology (2013)

by Andrew Goudie

caldera subsidence on mafic volcanoes do not bear any obvious relationship with erupted volumes; the volumes of the young Hawaiian calderas are larger than any known Hawaiian eruptions. While Mauna Loa and Kīlauea ...

Google previewDictionary of Geological Terms (1984)

by Robert Latimer Bates, Julia A. Jackson

caldera complex Bentonite in which Ca+ + is the dominant exchangeable ion. Calcium bentonites swell little more than ordinary clays but are highly adsorbent and also useful in bleaching ...

Google previewSuper Earth Encyclopedia (2017)

by DK

The result is a broad caldera that is much wider than the original crater. MOUNT ST HELENS This stratovolcano in the USA used to have a cone-shaped peak. But in May 1980 a catastrophic eruption made the top of the volcano cave in, ...

Google previewVisual Encyclopedia of Earth (2008)

by Michael Allaby

A caldera is formed when an eruption empties the magma chamber and its roof caves in because it is not strong enough to support the weight of the volcano above. Later the volcano may become active again, erupting through the same vent ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Earthquakes and Volcanoes (2009)

by Alexander E. Gates, David Ritchie

Ambrim 9 Amatitlán caldera, Guatemala The Amatitlán caldera is located several miles south of Guatemala City and includes the volcano Pacaya, which has a long history of unrest within historical times. Ambrim volcano, Vanuatu Situated at ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Volcanoes (2015)

by Haraldur Sigurdsson, Bruce Houghton, Steve McNutt, Hazel Rymer, John Stix

With time, caldera lakes become less acidic as the fumarolic activity wanes. Sedimentation in deeper, central parts of the lake is below wave base and dominated by turbidity currents and suspension sedimentation to form massive and ...

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Small photo of SANTORINI ISLAND, CYCLADES, AEGEAN SEA, GREECE- May 7 2010. An old boat on the roof of a house in Firostefani, hanging over the caldera. In the background, Imerovigli village, "hidden" in the clouds.Small photo of Vegetation and magma inside the caldera of Piton de la Fournaise, La Réunion, France, Indian OceanSmall photo of Vegetation and magma inside the caldera of Piton de la Fournaise, La Réunion, France, Indian OceanSmall photo of Oia town, Santorini island, Greece at sunset. Traditional and famous white houses and churches with blue domes over the Caldera, Aegean sea.Small photo of SANTORINI ISLAND, CYCLADES, AEGEAN SEA, GREECE- May 6, 2010. A view of the caldera through a window in Fira village.Small photo of white church belfries against volcano caldera, beautiful details of famous Santorini island, Greece, tonedSmall photo of Gran Canaria, May, hiking route Cruz de Tejeda - Artenara, path going up Montana de Artenara, cloud moving into caldera from the right More...

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Scrabble value of C3A1L1D2E1R1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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