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Tango0125 Nov 2020 9:52 p.m. PST

… 2016 Near Site of Old Movie and TV Locations

"Was it aliens or artists? Yesterday, the internet was enthralled by the discovery of an unexplained metallic monolith in the middle of nowhere by officers for Utah's Department of Public Safety. Roughly 24 hours later, we have a lot more answers, all thanks to amateur sleuths online. And given the area's long history with Hollywood, it's probably safe to say the monolith was either a movie prop or was placed there as a joke by someone working on a TV show or movie. Even so, we're still holding out hope that it's aliens.

Redditors spent Tuesday tracking down the flight paths of Utah Public Safety's two helicopters in Moab, registered as N352HP and N325SL, based on information from FlightAware. From there, others narrowed the likely location of the monolith to someplace near Canyonlands National Park and its intersection with the Colorado River.

After that, a Reddit user was able to find the monolith on Google Earth. The coordinates of the strange monolith are 38.343080, -109.666190 and plugging that into Google Earth shows you it's just south of Dead Horse Point State Park, between the park and Needles Point, a tourist outlook. Others used Google Earth's historical imaging data to narrow the appearance of the monolith in the area sometime between August of 2015 and October of 2016. As one of the internet sleuths pointed out, the three-sided monolith is miles from the closest paved road…"
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Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP26 Nov 2020 12:53 p.m. PST

No chance that it means that we're going to evolve into a life form more advanced that the violent dangerous apes we are now?

dmebust26 Nov 2020 1:14 p.m. PST

Nope no chance at all. Pass me a leg bone would ya.

Tango0127 Nov 2020 1:08 p.m. PST

(smile)

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Ghostrunner28 Nov 2020 11:03 a.m. PST

Given the remote location, I suspect it wasn't meant for humans…

Something out there wants either rattlesnakes or prairie dogs to fill the void of dominant intelligence that humans have apparently vacated.

Wackmole929 Nov 2020 5:16 p.m. PST

and now its gone!

Der Krieg Geist03 Dec 2020 6:43 a.m. PST

Oberlindes Sol LIC, It is because we are capable of being violent dangerous apes, that we survived and evolved to this level, at all. We are the advanced life form. LOL

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