Distinguish between crater and caldera

Asked by sanu123736 | 7th Jun, 2015, 02:56: PM

Expert Answer:

A Caldera is a large depression in a volcano which is formed by the collapse of a composite volcano after an explosive eruption.
A crater is a steep walled depressoin located at the summit of a volcano. A crater can also be produced by a metorite impact.

Answered by Social Science Expert | 8th Jun, 2015, 02:06: PM

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