Mysterious Roving Rocks of Racetrack Playa



Washington, DC, United States

Four LPSA interns test the clay at Bonnie Claire Playa, another location where the rocks move, to see how quickly water is absorbed. Interns, clockwise: Kyle Yawn (standing), Gregory Romine, Emily Kopp, and Clint Naquin.

Photo credit: NASA/GSFC/Maggie McAdam

To read a feature story on the Racetrack Playa go to: www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/roving-rocks.html

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  • Title: Mysterious Roving Rocks of Racetrack Playa
  • Date Created: 2017-12-08
  • Location: Greenbelt, MD
  • Rights: GSFC
  • Album: ayoung

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