|Elevation||5,305 ft (1,617 m)|
Human activity at the site was primarily concerned with production of sulfur, which was discovered in 1917. Sulfur mining and ore milling operations occurred at Crater intermittently from 1917 through the late 1960's. The site is a privately owned inholding surrounded by Death Valley National Park.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Crater, California
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- Thompson, George E. (1 July 2009). You Live Where?: Interesting and Unusual Facts about where We Live. iUniverse. p. 10. ISBN 978-1-4401-3421-0.