1,000-year-flood devastates Death Valley – and El Niño threatens more

November 11, 2015 by  
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Death Valley National Park endured the wettest October on record this year with hard-hitting storms and a weather system that incited a 1,000-year-flood . In other words, there was a 0.1 percent chance of a flood this severe hitting the area, which is used to receiving only four inches of rain each year. Many are worried how the predicted El Niño patterns will affect the area this winter and spring, yet the best guess is: more floods . Read the rest of 1,000-year-flood devastates Death Valley – and El Niño threatens more

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The Mystery of the Death Valley Sailing Rocks Has Finally Been Solved

August 29, 2014 by  
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Remember those crazy rocks that were mysteriously sliding along the Death Valley floor when no one was watching? Someone finally caught the stones in action and we finally know what is making them move. Three scientists slapped 15 GPS-loaded rocks onto the Racetrack Playa and after a lot of patience, they discovered that a little bit of water, ice, wind, and a very precise set of circumstances is all it takes to get the stones moving. Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Read the rest of The Mystery of the Death Valley Sailing Rocks Has Finally Been Solved Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Death Valley moving rocks , Death Valley sailing rocks , mysterious moving rocks , mysterious sailing rocks , NASA Death Valley , NASA Racetrack Playa rocks , Racetrack Playa moving rocks , Racetrack Playa moving stones , Racetrack Playa sailing rocks , Racetrack Playa sailing stones , Roving Rocks , Sailing Rocks , sailing stones , self moving stones , solving the sailing rocks , solving the sailing stones

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Death Valley is Officially the Hottest Place on Planet Earth!

September 14, 2012 by  
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This summer saw mercury climb to over 100 degrees  in New York City, but even if you thought that was hot, it’s nothing compared to the summer of 1913 in Death Valley . According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and Randy Cerveny, an Arizona State Professor at the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, the hottest temperature ever recorded was a searing 134 degrees Fahrenheit in Death Valley 99 years ago. But it has only just been recognized as the most extreme temperature ever recorded. Read the rest of Death Valley is Officially the Hottest Place on Planet Earth! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Arizona State University , death valley , heatwave , hottest place on earth , hottest temperature ever recorded , randy cerveny , record temperature

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