The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

2016 Edition
| Editors: Igor S. Zonn, Andrey G. Kostianoy, Aleksandr V. Semenov

Cairn

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24237-8_106

Cairn – a man-made pile of stones collected on the shore as a trail marker. Cairns are widely used in the Arctic seas as markings, especially in case of hydrographical works.

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