• Jonel Thomas

    The sailing stones are a geological phenomenon found in the Racetrack Playa (a seasonally dry lake located in the northern part of the Panamint Mountains in Death Valley National Park, California, U.S.A.). The stones slowly move across the surface of the playa, leaving a track as they go, without human or animal intervention. They have never been seen or filmed in motion and are not unique to The Racetrack. Similar rock travel patterns have been recorded in several other playas in the region but

  • Allen Borovkoff

    "Sailing Stones" somehow move themselves in the desert. Find out where you can see them at my blog Not Las Vegas =:^) http://notlasvegas.blogspot.com

  • ames friedman

    Sailing stones, sliding rocks, and moving rocks all refer to a geological phenomenon where rocks move in long tracks along a smooth valley floor without human or animal intervention. They have been recorded and studied in a number of places around Racetrack Playa, Death Valley. The stones move only every two or three years and most tracks develop over three or four years.

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