At-last the Sailor of Death Valleys Sailing Rocks!

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You surely would’ve heard of the mysterious sailing rocks moving across the Death Valley leaving behind a Zig-Zag trail. If not here’s the video for you:

If you think this is some trick you’re seriously wrong, as this even got National Geographic concerned and they thought it is a certain phenomenon and not a trick. They mention it here

Well lately this phenomenon got traced and mystery of the Sailing Rocks of Death Valley finally got solved. In a paper, they describe watching a thin layer of ice break into large panes and get pushed by a light wind against the boulders, which then began to slide through the mud at about 15 feet a minute. “We were sitting on a mountainside and admiring the view when a light wind kicked up and the ice started cracking,” Richard told the LA Times. “Suddenly, the whole process unfolded before our eyes.”

Sailing stones, courtesy of Plos One

Sailing stones, courtesy of Plos One

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