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MARKER CAIRN

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A cairn of no great antiquity, erected to mark a particular spot in the landscape, often used as a marker or directional aid in upland areas.

Shepherds Cairn (Non-Preferred)

Related Terms

Term Note
BOUNDARY CAIRN A cairn used to indicate the limit of an area or a piece of land.
MARKER STONE A post made of stone erected to mark a particular spot in the landscape, but the purpose of which is unknown.

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