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    Death Valley Racetrack Playa - the rocks mystery solved!

    Well, this made my day at least ...

    It's almost disappointing now that we finally know how the rocks actually moved. Still worth a visit whenever I'm out there though.

    How Rocks Move - YouTube

    PLOS ONE: Sliding Rocks on Racetrack Playa, Death Valley National Park: First Observation of Rocks in Motion

    http://www.racetrackplaya.org/
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    Re: Death Valley Racetrack Playa - the rocks mystery solved!

    Thanks Graham.
    A wonderful achievement!
    Now I can sleep better at night!
    With best regards, K-H.

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    Re: Death Valley Racetrack Playa - the rocks mystery solved!

    Dang that was my theory all along
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    Re: Death Valley Racetrack Playa - the rocks mystery solved!

    I was hoping for ghosts or aliens. Damned ice!

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    Re: Death Valley Racetrack Playa - the rocks mystery solved!

    Cool!
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    Re: Death Valley Racetrack Playa - the rocks mystery solved!

    I thought that it was the lizards pushing them late at night but they obviously were very light footed and didn't leave their tracks.
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    Re: Death Valley Racetrack Playa - the rocks mystery solved!

    "I thought that it was the lizards pushing them late at night but they obviously were very light footed and didn't leave their tracks."

    That's how they move in the summer.
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    Re: Death Valley Racetrack Playa - the rocks mystery solved!

    Thanks Graham, that's solved that one. One less mystery.

    Joe mentioned Ghosts...

    Now perhaps they can solve the "Ghost Car"

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    Re: Death Valley Racetrack Playa - the rocks mystery solved!

    Awesome, thanks for sharing this!!!
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    Re: Death Valley Racetrack Playa - the rocks mystery solved!

    But ....
    Remember: adventure before dementia!

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    Re: Death Valley Racetrack Playa - the rocks mystery solved!

    I don't believe anything until I see it on Mythbusters...

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