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Tenerife | Las Cañadas
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Las Cañadas represent a complex system of ancient shield- and stratovolcanoes, having experienced collapses due to emptying of the magma chamber or giant landsliding. The bottom of the caldera has been reshaped by more recent volcanic activity.

Thursday 22 May 2003 by Martin Mergili in Africa and Macaronesia / Canary Islands (4509 visits)