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    https://dpsnews.utah.gov/dps-aero-bu...-rock-country/

    the Utah Department of Public Safety Aero Bureau was working with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources to conduct a count of big horn sheep in a portion of southeastern Utah.
         

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    I think we’ll see two more.
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    Its between Moab and Canyonlands, not far from some dirt roads.

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    The StRanger previously posted:
    "I think we’ll see two more."

    Why? do you know what it might be?

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    It's 15 miles from Moab.

    From what I can gather a group out of Moab (specifically a lady) put that there to honor her brother who died in that spot.

    They are upset this is getting so much attention, even though it's illegal.
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    If that's the case - I'm not interested to visit. Much like the roadside memorials littering the roadways - take it to the cemetery.

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    Yea take it with a grain, if it's truth, we should hear about it soon enough.
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    aliens did it.

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    We should seek out a wise explanation from David Childress on what this actually is.

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    `had to look that name up - it'd be fun to hear a connection - LOL

    I like the aliens (except, from the short vids in the link, I noticed what I'd take is an over-cut saw line in the rock - aliens wouldn't be so slapstick to have that happen).

    If anyone wishes to kick GPS coords my way - I'm curious to see where via satellite...




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    Supposedly it is on 2016 google sat image but not 2015.

    38°20'35.2"N 109°39'58.5"W San Juan County, UT

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    Thx - interesting - I would have _assumed_ this was a somewhat new thing. Four years out - hmmm... [then again there was that treasure hunt, with clues, that took years...]

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    Google Earth shows these two imagery dates (with no imagery between these two dates)
           

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    Paul previously posted:
    "Why? do you know what it might be? "

    I think it’s somebody art project.
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    4x4JeePmaNthINg previously posted:
    "aliens did it. "

    It’s the LocNar
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    Tom previously posted:
    "It has disappeared."

    no, they just moved it.

    to Romania. over night.

    https://futurism.com/the-byte/myster...nolith-romania

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    Very odd locations for these

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    `it's a bit out of my "road trip" reach.

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    From Facebook


    Ross Bernards Photography
    is at The Monolith Lounge
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    9o tiiSltphtorSnsosred · Somerville, MA ·



    If you’re interested in what exactly happened to the monolith keep reading because I was literally there. On Friday, 3 friends and myself drove the 6 hours down to the middle of nowhere in Utah and got to the “trailhead” around 7 PM after passing a sea of cars on our way in.

    We passed one group as we hiked towards the mysterious monolith, while another group was there when we arrived, and they left pretty quick after we got there. For the next hour and 40 minutes we had the place to ourselves.

    I had just finished taking some photos of the monolith under the moonlight and was taking a break, thinking about settings I needed to change for my last battery of drone flight when we heard some voices coming up the canyon. We were contemplating packing up our things as they walked up, so they could enjoy it for themselves like we did. At this point I looked down at my watch and it was 8:40 PM.

    4 guys rounded the corner and 2 of them walked forward. They gave a couple of pushes on the monolith and one of them said “You better have got your pictures.” He then gave it a big push, and it went over, leaning to one side. He yelled back to his other friends that they didn’t need the tools. The other guy with him at the monolith then said “this is why you don’t leave trash in the desert.” Then all four of them came up and pushed it almost to the ground on one side, before they decided push it back the other when it then popped out and landed on the ground with a loud bang. They quickly broke it apart and as they were carrying to the wheelbarrow that they had brought one of them looked back at us all and said “Leave no trace.” That was at 8:48.

    If you’re asking why we didn’t stop them well, they were right to take it out. We stayed the night and the next day hiked to a hill top overlooking the area where we saw at least 70 different cars (and a plane) in and out. Cars parking everywhere in the delicate desert landscape. Nobody following a path or each other. We could literally see people trying to approach it from every direction to try and reach it, permanently altering the untouched landscape. Mother Nature is an artist, it’s best to leave the art in the wild to her.

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