The roiling stones of Death Valley
Thursday August 31st 2023, 8:40 pm
Filed under: History,Life

This is so cool. And the fact that it’s a four hour drive over a terrible road inside a national park that’s not close to population centers means they’ve mostly been left alone.

Rocks move across the dried landscape there. Boulders. Nobody’s ever seen them do it, though people have certainly tried for forever, and yet they do it and they engrave their everlasting path across the desert and it was clearly a natural phenomenon.

Just how do stones play Scottish curling games of their own?

Someone finally figured it out.

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This is so very cool! Thanks for sharing.

Comment by DebbieR 08.31.23 @ 10:41 pm

Let the games begin.

Comment by Afton 09.01.23 @ 5:11 am


Comment by Chris+S+in+Canada 09.01.23 @ 5:30 am

Hoe fascinating! Nature is crazy.

Comment by ccr in MA 09.01.23 @ 6:54 am


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Comment by CA 09.01.23 @ 9:17 am

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