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Hobitcha is a 10-km-diameter horseshoe-shaped caldera N of Lake Abaya in Ethiopia. The irregular northern caldera walls are the narrow vegetated slopes in the top of the image, and a portion of the southern wall is the narrow vegetated slope in the lower center (not the wider vegetated area) in this April 2021 Planet Labs satellite image monthly mosaic (N is at the top; this image is approximately 21 km across). Satellite image courtesy of Planet Labs Inc., 2019 (https://www.planet.com/).

Hobitcha is a 10-km-diameter horseshoe-shaped caldera N of Lake Abaya in Ethiopia. The irregular northern caldera walls are the narrow vegetated slopes in the top of the image, and a portion of the southern wall is the narrow vegetated slope in the lower center (not the wider vegetated area) in this April 2021 Planet Labs satellite image monthly mosaic (N is at the top; this image is approximately 21 km across).

Satellite image courtesy of Planet Labs Inc., 2019 (https://www.planet.com/).

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Hobitcha Caldera