Teakettle Junction  

Famous Teakettle Junction, along the road to the mysterious Racetrack, where rocks of varying size apparently slide in weird secrecy across a desert playa.  Probably wicked gusts of winter winds, upwards of 100 miles per hour, initiate rock movement during times of infrequent precipitation, when the playa becomes super-saturated and super-slick. The route to Hunter Mountain, as advertised on the sign, leads through geologically instructive Lost Burro Gap, which boasts one of the most accessible and fossiliferous contacts known in the entire Death Valley region between the Devonian Lost Burro Formation and the Lower Mississippian Tin Mountain Limestone.

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