Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday August 27, 2014

Mystery Of The "Sailing Stones" Solved

Damn, I was really hoping it was going to be aliens moving the rocks. frown

During winter 2013-2014, members of our group were present while the playa was flooded and frozen. A steady wind drag moved the thin ice sheets covering the playa’s south end, and these sheets pushed the rocks along, creating the characteristic furrows in the playa’s muddy surface.