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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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Now there is stone, where two soldier monuments was supposed to stand.
Bonifacio monument in Caloocan, circa 1933 (from Offical Gazette)
Development' in paragraph (k) in Schedule 4 was development likely to affect 'the site' of a scheduled monument.
Cascade-Siskiyou was the first area in the country to be designated a national monument in order to protect biodiversity.
The Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument was established last year as the first national monument in the Atlantic Ocean, and is a pillar of New Englands economy and a priceless scientific resource.
Others on Twitter argued about the legality of the monument's presence, the "slippery slope" that the monument represented, while others said that this was an indication that the country is "headed in the wrong direction.
The Ten Commandments monument will weigh 6,000 pounds and stand more than 6 feet tall, according to an application filed with Martin's office earlier this month.
Internet is a know-how monument to the Internet and an open creative festival.
Landowners and farmers with scheduled monuments on their land will also need to be aware that the Act will make it more dif-fficult for individuals who damage protected monuments to escape prosecution by pleading ignorance of a monument's status or location.
Grey's Monument was last cleaned by heritage specialists in 2000 - through the Grainger Town Project which involved replacing any damaged stone work.
CLAIRE MCKIE Is Grey's Monument in need of a spruce up?
In 2009, Ritze also sponsored the bill that initially called for the monument to be built.

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