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monument

A physical object,either natural or artificial,used by surveyors as a reference point.It may be a concrete block,iron pin,rod,stone marker,or other such thing set in place in order to bear witness to the reference point,or it may be a tree,bridge,river,or fence.

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The target locations for such monuments are Camarines Sur, Cagayan, La Union, North Cotabato and Aurora provinces, as well as Bacolod City, according to John Lerry Dungca, the agency's translator and Bantayog-Wika project coordinator.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): Union Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel has announced that 10 historical monuments across the country will stay open till 9 pm every day for the visitors and public.
According to Leonen, a similar policy may likely be implemented to other historical monuments and shrines around Manila.
The Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor Project is a threat to key archaeological sites and monuments in Lamu County, the National Museums of Kenya has said.The National Museums of Kenya (NMK) said that many of the archaeological sites and monuments, especially those in the mainland areas of Lamu, are on the verge of extinction due to the development at the LAPSSET site.
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A seminar entitled "Issue of the historical monuments in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan and the problems of its delivery to the world community" was held in Azerbaijan on September 6.
Last December, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke released recommendations that the Trump Administration shrink the size of the PRI Monument (as well as other national monuments) and possibly open the area to commercial fishing.
Now there is stone, where two soldier monuments was supposed to stand.
Quoting the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) Guidelines on Monuments Honoring National Heroes, Illustrious Filipinos and Personages that cites Article 7 of the International Charter for the Conservation and Restoration of Monuments and Sites, Biazon said the moving of all or part of a monument cannot be allowed except where the safeguarding of that monument demands it or where it is justified by national or international interest of paramount importance.
According to Earthjustice, the Antiquities Act grants presidents the authority to designate public land as federally protected areas under national monuments to safeguard significant features of natural, cultural, historic or scientific interest.
The Trump administration's plans to drastically shrink the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in southern Oregon - and three other national monuments in other states - are disturbing enough.