Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-12370
The eastern side of Lake Shala formed within the 17-km-wide O'a caldera, shown in this November 2019 satellite image monthly mosaic (N is at the top; this image is approximately 50 km across). The western part of the lake formed in a fault-controlled basin. The lake-filled Chitu maar is near the SW side of the Lake Shala.
Satellite image courtesy of Planet Labs Inc., 2019 (https://www.planet.com/).
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