Ubehebe Craters

Volcano number:323160
Region:Canada and Western USA
Country:United States
Geodetic measurements?Yes
Deformation observation?No
Measurement method(s):GPS - continuous
Duration of observation:2006 - present
Inferred cause of deformation:
Characteristics of deformation:

There is one GPS receiver near Ubehebe Craters. This receiver is part of the 46 instruments that make up the network monitoring Long Valley Caldera. (http://earthquake.usgs.gov/monitoring/gps/LongValley/) Significant uplift at Long Valley was measured in the years 1978-1983, 1990-1995, 1996, and 1997-1998. See Long Valley Caldera for details of deformation observed.

Reference:U.S. Geological Survey California Volcano Observatory (CalVO)
Location:-117.45, 37.02

Photo of Ubehebe Craters. Source L. Siebert, Smithsonian Institution