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30 Natural Phenomena You Won’t Believe Actually Exist

30 Natural Phenomena You Won’t Believe Actually Exist - Sailing stones in Death Valley, USA: a geological phenomenon where rocks move and inscribe long tracks along a smooth valley floor without human or animal intervention.

Sailing stones in Death Valley, USA: a geological phenomenon where rocks move and inscribe long tracks along a smooth valley floor without human or animal intervention. | 30 Natural Phenomena You Won’t Believe Actually Exist

30 Natural Phenomena You Won’t Believe Actually Exist

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The Mysterious Sailing Stones of Death Valley: No longer a mystery.

Mystery No More: How the Sliding Stones of Death Valley Do Their Trick

The Mysterious Sailing Stones of Death Valley. Geologists have yet to explain how rocks weighing upwards of 100 pounds seem to glide across the desert floor leaving tracks and indentations in their wake. "How about a very strong desert storm?

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The Racetrack Playa, a barren lakebed in Death Valley National Park is home to one of the world’s natural wonders: “sailing stones” that mysteriously meander across the dried mud, leaving tracks in their wake.

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Awesome Natural Phenomena

Natural Facts: Nobody is sure what causes the sailing stones or volcanic lightning. Also, the glowing waves are causes by phytoplankton, and the fire rainbows are made from ice crystals instead of water droplets.

NATURAL:Sailing stones, the mysterious moving stones of the packed-mud desert of Death Valley have been the center of scientific controversy for decades. Rocks weighing up to 100 pounds have been known to move up to 100 yards at a time.

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The sailing stones also referred to as sliding rocks or moving rocks, are a geological puzzling phenomenon found in California, Death Valley.

Sailing Stones, Racetrack Playa, Death Valley, CA No one has ever seen one of the “sailing stones” on Death Valley’s Racetrack Playa move, but evidence of their travels is visible in the long track marks that trail behind them in the dusty ground. Scientists aren’t sure exactly how the rocks—which can weigh hundreds of pounds—make their way across the dry lake bed. The prevailing theory is that when the rocks are wet or icy, they’re pushed along the flat playa by strong winds.

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