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published by the Public Broadcasting Service
This PBS site provides information of the mysterious sliding rocks in Death Valley, reviews competing hypotheses, and features the work of a geologist using GPS in her investigation. The site includes a photo of a rock and its track.
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Other Sciences
- Geoscience
- Informal Education
- Reference Material
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- Audio/Visual
= Photograph
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image credit: Jim Gordon (Creative Commons); image source; larger image. This resource was a Physics To Go feature from July 1, 2010 until July 16, 2010. View the feature here!


Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2010 Educational Broadcasting Corporation
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Keywords: Death Valley National Park, force, geology, ice, motion, rocks, wind
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 25, 2010 by Foha Rafiq
Record Updated: Jan 24, 2011 by Lyle Barbato
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when Cataloged:
April 16, 2010
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Record Link
AIP Format
(Public Broadcasting Service, Alexandria, 2010), WWW Document, (http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/life-in-death-valley/the-mystery-of-the-racing-rocks/5088/).
AJP/PRST-PER
Life in Death Valley: The Mystery of the Racing Rocks, (Public Broadcasting Service, Alexandria, 2010), <http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/life-in-death-valley/the-mystery-of-the-racing-rocks/5088/>.
APA Format
Life in Death Valley: The Mystery of the Racing Rocks. (2010, April 16). Retrieved October 31, 2014, from Public Broadcasting Service: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/life-in-death-valley/the-mystery-of-the-racing-rocks/5088/
Chicago Format
Public Broadcasting Service. Life in Death Valley: The Mystery of the Racing Rocks. Alexandria: Public Broadcasting Service, April 16, 2010. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/life-in-death-valley/the-mystery-of-the-racing-rocks/5088/ (accessed 31 October 2014).
MLA Format
Life in Death Valley: The Mystery of the Racing Rocks. Alexandria: Public Broadcasting Service, 2010. 16 Apr. 2010. 31 Oct. 2014 <http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/life-in-death-valley/the-mystery-of-the-racing-rocks/5088/>.
BibTeX Export Format
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