Mystery metal monolith arrives in the Netherlands

Following the sudden appearance and disappearance of mysterious metal monoliths in the US, Romania and Colombia, a monolith has been found in the Netherlands. 

Walkers in a nature reserve near Oudehorne, Friesland made the surprising discovery on Sunday morning. Unlike the previous monoliths, the structure that has appeared in the Netherlands is not made of a shiny material.

The Dutch organisation for the management of forestries and national reserves, Staatsbosbeheer, tells NU.nl that they have no idea where the construction came from.

While the appearance of the object is a mystery, a representative for the Staatsbosbeheer tells NU.nl that the arrival of the monolith in the Netherlands is “not a big problem relatively.” The appearance of the object will be extensively examined today.

A New Year’s Eve stunt

When asked by AD, walkers in the area said they believe the construction is simply a New Year’s Eve stunt. It is believed the monoliths are a reference to similar structures that appear and disappear in the film, 2001: A Space Odyssey. 

In A Space Odyssey, the structures are built by unseen extra terrestrial creatures and appear and disappear in different regions of the world.

What do you think of the mysterious monoliths? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below! 

Feature Image: mikes.nature.photos/Supplied.

Sarah O'Leary
Sarah O'Leary
Sarah originally arrived in the Netherlands due to an inability to make her own decisions — she was simply told by her mother to choose the Netherlands for Erasmus. Life here has been challenging (have you heard the language) but brilliant for Sarah, and she loves to write about it. When Sarah is not acting as a safety threat to herself and others (cycling), you can find her sitting in a corner of Leiden with a coffee, trying to sound witty.

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