The Sliding Rocks of Racetrack Playa – A Geological Who Done It Mystery

Did this rock slide accross a dry or wet surface?  Was it pushed by an animal or person?  Notice the lack of any other tracks in the area.  © iStockphoto / Mike Norton

I love interesting geological phenomena and the challenge of mysterious landforms and features.  Here are a couple of pictures that would make anyone scratch their heads and ask, how did that happen? In this case there is still some uncertainty but by proposing and testing hypotheses geologists have established some good ideas for how these […]