How Are Craters Formed?


Scientists believe that craters are formed when large objects, such as a meteoroids, or asteroids crash into a planets rocky surface, causing large holes or craters.
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A collapse caldera is a form of volcanic crater. It occurs when a volcanic eruption releases so much material and magma that a void forms beneath the volcano. The volcano then collapses
it is formed by the meters falling on to earth and smashing to the floor.
A lot of simple craters are formed by meteorites. Such as the barri...
Upon viewing the miles of blue water at Crater Lake National Park, visitors often speculate: How did a lake get on top of a mountain? Geologists believe the story begins long ago
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Most every crater was formed by the event of a meteor impacting the surface of the planet or moon. Occasionally, they are formed by the deposition of plate boundaries.
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