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Mojave River Valley Museum
Death Valley Featured Geology
At the edge of Ubehebe Crater, you'll be greeted by an eerie, surreal landscape. All is quiet now, but imagine yourself
transported to a time just over two thousand years ago...
Ubehebe Crater Interactive Satellite Photo
Volcanic Rocks & Associated Landforms
A volcano forms at an site where erupted material builds up (including lava flows, cinders, and ash). ...
Photo Tours of Craters & Lava Flow Formations
A look into the depths of Ubehebe Crater, the largest and youngest volcanic crater. The eruptions that created Ubehebe Crater blasted through older conglomerate layers, now revealed in the crater walls
Over a dozen volcanoes dot the landscape of Ubehebe volcanic field. Ubehebe Crater is the largest and youngest volcanic feature, Little Hebe crater is at lower right. Photo by Peter Sanchez.
It produced a dense, ground-hugging cloud of rocky debris which surged out from the base at up to 100 miles/hour, decimating the landscape.