crater lake

crater lake

noun
a body of water occupying a roughly circular, steep-sided volcanic crater or caldera.

Origin:
1875–80

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Crater Lake

noun
a lake in the crater of an extinct volcano in SW Oregon, in Crater Lake National Park. 20 sq. mi. (52 sq. km); 1996 feet (608 meters) deep.
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