milestone

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milestone

a stone pillar that shows the distance in miles to or from a place

milestone, milepost

A marker showing the distance in miles from a designated location; before the 19th century, such markers were especially helpful to those traveling between outlying communities.
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The Identify Route Locations tool also can be used to identify postmile values and measure trends of the calibrated route.
Differences in collision event locations shown in Table 8 were presumed to be due to improved accuracy based on several factors: (1) an increased number of postmile reference markers were used, (2) all route realignments were accounted for, and (3) all identified LRS errors were corrected.
For example, an incorrectly located reference marker with a postmile value that falls within the range of the nearest reference markers on either side would not register as an error.