boundary monument


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boundary monument

[′bau̇n·drē ‚män·yə·mənt]
(engineering)
A material object placed on or near a boundary line to preserve and identify the location of the boundary line on the ground.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The bill determines what constitutes forest lands, provides guidelines in determining the specific limits of forest lands, creates the National Review and Evaluation Committee, delimits and establishes the appropriate permanent boundary monuments on the ground, conserves permanent forest lands, recognizes the rights of upland dwellers and creates a Land Conflict Adjudication Board to resolve controversies arising from boundary conflicts and adverse claims as a result of the delimitation of forest lands.
The Taba Award is not the only place where the precedence of boundary monuments has been disputed, though it is most clearly seen in these two arguments.