Mysterious monoliths pop up throughout Vancouver area

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Mysterious monoliths appear in Vancouver
Man-made 'monoliths' have started appearing in Vancouver. At least three of the structures have been sighted around the city in the past few days. John Hua reports – Dec 10, 2020

Large monoliths have popped up in Vancouver.

Global News cameras captured images of a monolith in East Vancouver on Wednesday at Venables Street and Clark Drive. The three-sided monolith stands about three metres tall and plays the Richard Strauss composition Also sprach Zarathustra,” likely a nod to the classic Stanley Kubrick film 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Global News also captured footage of a mysterious monolith standing just over two metres tall at Kits Beach.

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More mysterious monoliths appear across the globe

On Tuesday, a monolith made an appearance at Vancouver’s Dude Chilling Park.

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The monolith was likely modelled after a mysterious three-sided structure that popped up last month in a Utah desert in a landscape that mirrored the opening scenes of 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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Utah monolith: Amateur adventurer tracks down actual location of mystery object

The Utah monolith has since disappeared, but others have sprouted up across the globe in locations such as Manitoba, California, Romania, and the U.K.’s Isle of Wight.

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Viral monoliths pop up in Vancouver

It’s unclear who is responsible for the Vancouver monoliths.

Online theories have popped up that the structures may have otherworldly origins, but at least one of the Vancouver monoliths appears to be have been made of earthbound materials such as tinfoil.

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