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  • Kathy DePaepe

    The sailing stones, also known as sliding rocks, are 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, where the number and length of travel grooves are notable. The force behind their movement is not understood and is the subject of research. Sliding rock trails fluctuate in direction and length. Some rocks which start next to ea

  • 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 =:^)

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