This mysterious and ghostly phenomenon occurs at Racetrack Playa, Death Valley which is a fitting location! The stones travel long distances without any human or animal help! It seems as if they just lift themselves up and scoot along, making a trail or groove in the rock surface as they travel. Scientists’ best guess as to why this happens at present is that wind at the level of the stones causes them almost to hydroplane.

Sailing stone of Death Valley...they should do an episode on these, what they reeeeeeally are...

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Sailing Stone. The stones move on their own leaving trails behind them. Although they have been proven to move, no one has ever witnessed their motion.

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A Sailing Stone in Death Valley -- interesting mystery. Likely is just big stones moved by wind, but cool looking regardless.

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

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