Ubehebe Crater in Death Valley, California

Published: 13/06/2018
Ubehebe Crater in Death Valley, California
Source: WWW.ATLASOBSCURA.COM

When searing magma surged up through a fault below Death Valley, it raced upwards until it hit groundwater. The magma flashed the water into steam, creating a thunderous explosion that covered the surrounding landscape with cinders and left a series of craters in its wake. Witnessing the formation of Ubehebe Crater would have been a spectacular sight. The hydrovolcanic eruption caused a tremendous

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