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  • Joan CANHAM

    THE MYSTERY AND MAGIC OF 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 Kilograms, 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, no-one has ever seen them in motion.

  • DM

    Strange Natural Phenomena -The mysterious moving stones of the packed-mud desert of Death Valley have been a center of scientific controversy for decades. Rocks weighing up to hundreds of pounds have been known to move up to hundreds of yards at a time. Some scientists have proposed that a combination of strong winds and surface ice account for these movements.

  • Aira

    Like a rolling stone.

  • Merci
    • 2 years 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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