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Thursday, 28 August 2014

“Sailing Stones” of Death Valley Mystery Solved

“Sailing Stones” of Death Valley Mystery Solved

Mystery Solved: “Sailing Stones” of Death Valley
Seen in Action for the First Time (Thin sheets of
ice push rocks across the desert when conditions
are just right. Scripps Institution of Oceanography
https://scripps.ucsd.edu/news/mystery-solved-sailing-stones-death-valley-seen-action-first-time?hash=3f42fa4a60340630b1fde436c4f177fe

Mystery Of Death Valley's 'Sailing Stones' Has
Finally Been Solved by Ryan Grenoble
The Huffington Post, August 27, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/27/death-valley-sailing-stones-solved_n_5718827.html

Mystery solved: The sailing stones of Death Valley
by Michelle Starr, CNET, August 27, 2014
http://www.cnet.com/news/mystery-solved-the-sailing-stones-of-death-valley/

Finally! Secret of Death Valley’s ‘Sailing Stones’ Is
Solved by Carl Engelking, Discover Magazine, Aug. 27, 2014
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2014/08/27/secret-behind-death-valleys-sailing-stones-revealed/

The paper is:

Norris, J. D., J. M. Norris, R. D. Lorenz, J. Ray, and
B. Jackson, 2014, Sliding Rocks on Racetrack Playa,
Death Valley National Park: First Observation of
Rocks in Motion. PLOS ONE. 9(8): e105948.
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0105948
http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0105948

Yours,

Paul H.