WONDER #1845: What Are Sailing Stones?

Question 1 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Everyone should visit Death Valley and go to Racetrack Playa to see the sailing stones.
  2. To this day, no one knows what causes the sailing stones to move.
  3. The sailing stones are rocks in Death Valley’s Racetrack Playa that are pushed across the desert by sheets of ice.
  4. Aliens push rocks across the desert.

Question 2 of 3

Racetrack Playa and its sailing stones are located within which national park?

  1. Yosemite
  2. Yellowstone
  3. Death Valley
  4. Everglades

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is NOT thought to be involved in the movement of the sailing stones?

  1. ice
  2. water
  3. wind
  4. magnets

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