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a permanent mark set at a specific distance in a specific direction from a survey station so as to permit accurate reestablishment of the station.
any of various written or printed symbols, as an asterisk (*), dagger (†), or superscript number, used to indicate the presence of further information in a footnote, bibliography, or other text.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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