Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-00007
Puy de Dôme, in the France's Chaîne des Puys volcanic field, is a beautiful example of a nested pair of craters. The symmetrical crater at the summit of the cinder cone was formed by late-stage eruptions that built the small cone inside a larger crater rim produced by older eruptions.
Copyrighted photo by Katia and Maurice Krafft.
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Chaîne des Puys