These are called desert moving rocks they are known for moving during the night but have never been seen moving.

Located in one of the flattest places on the face of this planet are the unexplained Sailing Stones of Racetrack Playa, Death Valley, California. The rocks move leaving clearly visible tracks behind them.

Mysterious Sailing Stones in Death Valley National Park.

Mysterious Sailing Stones in Death Valley National Park. Thawing ice during rare winter freezes pushes them along the desert floor.

Sailing stones, sliding rocks, and moving rocks all refer to 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.

Sailing stones, sliding rocks, and moving rocks all refer to a geological phenomenon where rocks move in long tracks along a smooth valley floor without human or animal intervention. The force behind their movement is not confirmed.

'Sailing Stones' in Death Valley, these stones move leaving tracks in the desert.

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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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A Sailing Stone in Death Valley How did this big rock end up on this strange terrain? One of the more unusual places here on Earth occurs inside Death Valley, California, USA. High winds after a rain pushes heavy rocks across a temporarily slick lakebed.

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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.

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The mysterious sailing stones of Death Valley slide over uninhabited valleys unaided leaving a trail behind them.

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View this 5 part series of pictures and information about The Racetrack Playa in Death Valley. The scientific community continues to struggle to explain the sailing stones found here.

Death Valley National Park in California is home to a place called The Racetrack Playa. Where the "sailing stones" race unexplainably across the desert on their own.

It took 'the most boring experiment ever' to find the answer.

Did we solve the mystery of the 'sailing stones'?

For the first time, humans have observed the movement of the mysterious sailing stones of Death Valley's Racetrack Playa -- and caught them on camera.

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Sailing stones. Its a rock...a big, beautiful, old rock! Oh the pioneers used to ride these babies ALL over the sea bottom! -Spongebob :)

This has always amazed me. In the dry lakebed of Racetrack, Death Valley stones as big as 700 pounds mysteriously slide across the surface of the earth without any notable external forces acting upon them.

Sliding rocks refer to a geological phenomenon where rocks move along a smooth valley floor notably in Racetrack Playa and Death Valley. Some stones make linear turns others make oval turns while others create a wavy shape on their tracks. No one has ever seen them move and nobody knows the speed they move with. The mysterious sailing stones of Death Valley turn while they are sliding through the flat leveled valley.  Some stones move further than others over two to five years.

Sailing Stones of death valley, California - Sailing stones, sliding rocks, and moving rocks all refer to a geological phenomenon where rocks move in long tracks along a smooth valley floor without human or animal intervention.

There's something weird going on in Death Valley National Park: these mysterious "sailing stones" are moving across the desert floor, known as Racetrack Playa-- all on their own. For almost a century, scientists were stumped as to how the rocks were able to move, proposing everything from aliens to really, really strong breezes, but with the development of new technology they've started to narrow in on a solid hypothesis.   The stones were first discovered in the early 1900...

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