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10 Marvels of Our World

The Racetrack at Death Valley. Large stones move across the sand on their own. Scientist have yet to understand how or why. A mystery of nature.

One of the most interesting mysteries of Death Valley National Park is the sliding rocks at Racetrack Playa (a playa is a dry lake bed). These rocks can be found on the floor of the playa with long trails behind them. Somehow these rocks slide across the playa, cutting a furrow in the sediment as they move.

41 Most Mysterious and Interesting Places on Earth - Sailing Stones of death valley, California