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  • Scott Ellis

    Rolling Stones

  • Lani E.

    THE SAILING STONES , also referred to as sliding rocks or moving rocks, are a geological puzzling phenomenon found in California, Death Valley. These rocks, some as heavy as 300 Kgs, are mysteriously transported across a virtually flat desert plain without human or animal intervention, leaving erratic trails in the hard mud behind them, some hundreds of yards long. They move by some mysterious force, and in the nine decades since we have known about them, no-one has ever seen them in motion.


    Strange Natural Phenomena - The Sailing Stones of Death Valley

  • Maggie Quick

    sailing stones--desert so cool. This place is called the Racetrack in Death Valley

  • Merci
    Merci • 1 year ago

    When it rains the dry river/lake beds turn into slippery clay. Flashfloods can move the rocks, but people also drive around in their trucks and dune buggies leaving tracks and moving rocks around. Imagine skipping a rock on water, same idea but it dries like this.

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