Ubehebe Crater - Death Valley National Park, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 37° 00.600 W 117° 27.000
11S E 459965 N 4096076
Quick Description: This Volcano IS still active!
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 2/21/2012 3:35:40 PM
Waymark Code: WMDT61
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
Views: 12

Long Description:
"Ubehebe Crater is a large volcanic crater of the Ubehebe Craters volcanic field in the northern half of Death Valley, in Death Valley National Park, California." It is located just 4 miles from Scott's Castle. It is about an hour and a half drive from Furnace Creek and about 2 hours from Badwater, the lowest place in North America. Ubehebe Crater is located at the north tip of the Cottonwood Mountains. The crater is half a mile (one kilometer) wide and 500 to 777 feet (150 to 237 m) deep. The age of the crater is estimated from 2,000 to 7,000 years old. "Ubehebe" (pronounced YOU-bee-HEE-bee) is a Timbisha Native American word meaning "Big basket in the rock. In 2012, new evidence suggested that the crater may be as young as 800 years old, although this estimation was a lower bound, and it's still possible the crater is much older than that."
Waymark is confirmed to be publicly accessible: yes

Parking Coordinates: N 37° 00.661 W 117° 27.283

Requires a high clearance vehicle to visit.: no

Requires 4x4 vehicle to visit.: no

Public Transport available: yes

Website reference: [Web Link]

Access fee (In local currency): Not Listed

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