O'a Caldera

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O'a Caldera
O'a caldera.jpg
Elevation 2,075 m (6,808 ft)[1]
Location
O'a Caldera is located in Ethiopia
O'a Caldera
O'a Caldera
Ethiopia
Coordinates 7°28′0″N 38°35′0″E / 7.46667°N 38.58333°E / 7.46667; 38.58333Coordinates: 7°28′0″N 38°35′0″E / 7.46667°N 38.58333°E / 7.46667; 38.58333[1]
Geology
Type Caldera
Age of rock Holocene
Last eruption Unknown, ongoing fumarolic activity. [1]

The O'a Caldera, also known as Shala, is a volcanic caldera in Ethiopia.[1] It has three lakes: Lake Shala, Lake Abijatta, and a small volcanic Maar called Lake Chitu. Sub-features include Mount Fike (a pyroclastic cone) and Mount Billa (a cinder cone).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Global volcanism program". Retrieved 9 October 2011.