With which of the following natural formations is the feature 'Caldera' associated?

Options :
  1. Volcanoes
  2. Earthquakes
  3. Folding of rocks
  4. Faulting of mountains
Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 1

Explanation:

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 world comes from Spanish Caldera and the Latin word Caldaria, meaning 'cooking pot'. A collapse is triggered by the emptying of the magma chamber beneath the volcano, usually as the result of a large volcanic eruption.

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