artificial monument

artificial monument

[¦ärd·ə¦fish·əl ′män·yə·mənt]
(engineering)
A relatively permanent object made by humans, such as an abutment or stone marker, used to identify the location of a survey station or corner.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

artificial monument

A relatively permanent object used to identify the location of a survey station or corner.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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