Eastern Mojave Vegetation Ventifact on top of Ventifact Hill  


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  Ventifact on top of Ventifact Hill
The easily accessible vertifacts at "Ventifact Hill," east of Afton Canyon, are just a few of the many spectacular examples of sandblasted rocks that are to be found in the east-central Mojave Desert. Most of the ventifacts in this region are fossil or relict in nature, attesting to a time of greater sediment availability and possibly higher velocity winds (Laity,2000).

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