Death Valley

Mysterious Death Valley, California

Jun 29 2011

Situated within the Mojave Desert, it features the lowest, driest, and hottest locations in North America. This place is filled with beauty, death and strange wonders. Take a look at some of the phenomenons that happen only in this valley.

Some interesting facts include: Badwater, a basin located in Death Valley, is the specific location (36° 15' N 116° 49.5' W) of the lowest elevation in North America at 282 feet (86.0 m) below sea level.

Beautiful Fields of Death Valley

Sand dunes of Death Valley

Rugged Terrain of Death Valley

Sand Dunes of Death Valley

Satellite imagery of death valley.

Death Valley as seen from Space

Sailing Stones

An unexplainable phenomenon that occurs only in this valley on our planet. Scientists say it is due to temperature drops and crystals that form underneath the rocks that make them slide when they are melting. Whatever it is, these rocks are huge and some weight as much as a grown human being.

Sailing rock on dark day in Death Valley

These rocks move very far from the rocky ridges of the mountains surrounding over the years, taking a path of their own.

Three sailing rocks side by side California

Sailing rocks in death valley

Sailing rocks in death valley

Sailing rocks in death valley

Sailing rocks in death valley

Sailing rocks in death valley

Sailing rocks in death valley

Sailing rocks in death valley

Sailing rocks in death valley

Sailing rocks in death valley

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