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Filipina scientist discovers world’s biggest ‘caldera’ in Benham Rise

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Oct. 22, 19 | 3:53 pm

Filipina scientist Jenny Anne Barretto has been recognized for discovering what could possibly be the world’s largest caldera.

A caldera is a large volcanic crater formed by the collapse of a volcano.

Barretto is a New Zealand-based marine geophysicist, has described the existence of whatnis labeled as ‘Apolaki Caldera’ in Benham Rise.

Barretto’s paper, “Benham Rise unveiled: Morphology and structure of an Eocene large igneous province in the West Philippine Basin,” described the area as a large oceanic large igneous province at the western margin of the Philippine Sea.”

Barretto’s paper said that Apolaki Caldera yas a diameter of 150 kilometers.

Apolaki Caldera’s size is more than twice the Yellowstone, tagged as the world’s largest caldera.

“The crest of the rise has the morphology of a caldera with a diameter of ~150 km,” Barretto’s paper said.

Apolaki means giant lord in Filipino mythology. He is also described as the god of sun and war.

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