Definitions of landmark
· the position of a prominent or well-known object in a particular landscape;
· an event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend; "the agreement was a watershed in the history of both nations"
- a mark showing the boundary of a piece of land
- an anatomical structure used as a point of origin in locating other anatomical structures (as in surgery) or as point from which measurements can be taken
- Originally, a landmark literally meant a geographic feature, used by explorers and others to find their way back through an area on a return trip. In modern usage, it is anything that easily recognizable, such as a monument, building, or other structure.
- A survey mark made on a 'permanent' feature of the land such as a tree, pile of stones, etc.
- Monument of material mark or fixed object used to designate a land boundary on the ground: any prominent object on land that may be used to determine a location or a direction in navigation or surveying.
- Any conspicuous object that helps establishes land boundaries.
- A monument or structure of historic importance.
- A specific location or identifiable natural or man-made geographic feature. Also referred to as a waypoint in GPS navigation.
- An individually significant or individually designated historic site, building, structure or object (as opposed to a district).
- A fixed object serving as a boundary mark for a tract of land, same as a monument.
- A monument or object used to establish the boundary line of a property.