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Racetrack Playa

Racetrack Playa
Racetrack Playa. / John Fowler, Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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Dry lake in Death Valley, where the “sailing stones” have left traces in the mud. Stones are moved by wind in wet mud together with thin ice sheets at the moment when ice sheets are melting.

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GPS coordinates
36.67994 N 117.56202 W
Location, address
North America, United States, California, Inyo County, northwestern side of Death Valley
Aeolian formations

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