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Cairns are purposly placed significant mounds of rocks placed as locations of memorial, spiritual protection or for prayer.

They are generally built loose without mortar, but are on occasion reinforced in modern years to aid their survival.

Modern cairns are erected as memorials & prayer markers for loved ones lost, these of course have a place here.

Small casual groupings of stones placed by travelers will not be considered, cairns must be significant and set to stand the test of time
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CairnsDemocracie Cairn - Calton Hill - Edinburgh, Scotland

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A cairn commemorating those who worked for the establishment of a Scottish Parliament.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jennyanykind

location: Southern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: never

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CairnsTumulus de Péré. Prissé la Charrière. France

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Tumulus de Péré

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member lulu_et_compagnie

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 7/19/2014

last visited: 7/19/2014

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CairnsDennis Cahill Cairn - Augusta, Georgia

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This cairn mark a spot where Dennis Cahill lost his life trying to save a drowning child.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Georgia

date approved: 6/19/2014

last visited: never

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CairnsLime Kiln trail Carin - Richfield, Utah

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Located just off Interstate 70 near Richfield's Main St exit

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lord Mot

location: Utah

date approved: 5/28/2014

last visited: never

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CairnsKarakus Tümülüs - Çukurtas Köyü (Adiyaman Province, East Turkey)

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Depicted ancient cairn called "Karakus Tümülüs", almost 35 meters high pile of stacked small limestone stones, you can find close to village Çukurtas Köyü in Kahta district of Adiyaman Province in East Turkey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Turkey

date approved: 4/25/2014

last visited: never

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CairnsPioneer Woman's Grave - Government Camp, OR

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A pioneer woman died on the Barlow Road and was buried in a simple wagonbox casket. A wooden wagon tongue served as a headboard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dkestrel

location: Oregon

date approved: 2/1/2014

last visited: 1/31/2014

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CairnsRoyal Canadian Legion Memorial Cairn -- Village Hall, Carievale SK

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This Royal Canadian Legion Memorial cairn stands next to the Carievale Village Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Saskatchewan, Canada

date approved: 1/22/2014

last visited: 8/4/2013

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CairnsCairn at the radar station, Kangerlussuaq - Greenland

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Large cairn outside Kangerlussuaq close to the incoherent radar station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Greenland

date approved: 1/22/2014

last visited: never

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CairnsLa Verendrye, Aulneau, & companions cairn -- St. Boniface Cathedral cem., Winnipeg MB

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A memorial cairn and statue marks the grave of Jesuit Missionary Father Jean-Pierre Aulneau in the beautiful and historic St Boniface Cathedral cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 1/16/2014

last visited: 5/4/2013

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CairnsAlexander Morris Cairn -- Hwy 25 at Hwy 75, Morris MB

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A stone cairn historic marker placed by the Canadian National Historic Society recognizing Alexander Morris located on the southeast corner of Hwy 75 and Hwy 23 in Morris MB

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 1/16/2014

last visited: 5/22/2014

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CairnsFt. Douglas Memorial Cairn -- Higgins at Maple St, Winnipeg MB

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A memorial cairn with a historic plaque at the site of Fort Douglas, where the Selkirk settlers arrived.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 1/16/2014

last visited: 3/15/2014

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CairnsTrailhead Cairn - Corrençon-en-Vercors, Rhône-Alpes, France

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This cairn is located in front of the Corrençon-en-Vercors golf course buildings near the parking des Hauts-Plateaux.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Rhône-Alpes, France

date approved: 1/7/2014

last visited: never

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CairnsCAIRN - Summit Crater of Cinder Cone - Lassen Volcanic National Park - California

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Cairn at the bottom of the crater of Cinder Cone in Lassen Volcanic National Park, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: California

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: 9/15/2013

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CairnsCairn de Marie-Léonie Paradis-L'Acadie-Québec,Canada

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Un monument érigé à l'endroit où est née cette saite femme! a monument was erected at the place where the holy woman is born!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: 7/27/2014

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CairnsFort Chiswell, Wytheville, VA, USA

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The Site of Old Fort Chiswell is located on Route 11 adjacent to Interstate 81.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/26/2013

last visited: never

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CairnsCairn at White Mountain / Mohyla na Bílé hore - Prague (Czech Republic)

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Depicted small cairn with stone tablet, located in Prague' suburban district Bílá Hora (White Mountain), assigns the battlefield bearing the same name... The place, where 8 November 1620 Czech Lands lost independence for 300 years...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/25/2013

last visited: 2/8/2014

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CairnsCairn at Southern summit of Mt. Aragats (Aragatsotn province, Armenia)

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The depicted cairn, erected by alpinists, you can find on the Southern summit (3895 m) of Mt. Aragats in Armenia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Armenia

date approved: 11/6/2013

last visited: never

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CairnsDrei Steinmänner, Summit of Walmendinger Horn, Austria, Vorarlberg

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At the mountain station of the aerial lift to the summit of the Walmendinger Horn nearby to Mittelberg, Austria, Vorarlberg, is a fountain located which includes three Cairns.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Vorarlberg, Austria

date approved: 8/26/2013

last visited: 12/3/2013

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CairnsCairn to Commemorate "City of the Falls" Project, Niagara Falls, Ont, Canada.

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A Cairn to commemorate the City of the Falls project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stonefly626

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2013

last visited: 6/23/2013

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CairnsTrail marker to Wright Peak - Adirondack State Park

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The is a whole string of cairns marking the trail along the bald top of Wright Peak. The one at these coordinates shows one of two especially well constructed one. Good thing for the cairns: the yellow paint blazes are fading.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme

location: New York

date approved: 8/25/2013

last visited: never

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CairnsShindagin Hollow Forest Cairn, Caroline, NY

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A unique cairn, built on a cantilevered base, with smaller, less "engineered" cairns in perimeter. This is located on the Finger Lakes Trail, only .3 miles west of where the trail crosses South Road, and about .3 miles east of the Shindagin Leanto.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme

location: New York

date approved: 7/22/2013

last visited: never

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CairnsCairn, Portela de Grande, St. James Way - Portugal

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This wayside cross with cairn and memorial plaque is located on the Portuguese part of Way of St. James, allmost on top of Portela de Grande, 405 metres/1330 feet above sea level in a eucalyptus forest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Viana do Castelo, Portugal

date approved: 6/11/2013

last visited: never

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CairnsRemembering the Life of Robert Pither - Fort Frances, ON

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The memorial plaque on this cairn tells about the life of Robert J.N. Pither, a Hudson’s Bay Company employee and Indian agent.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/31/2013

last visited: never

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CairnsUnknown Pioneers Cairn - Jollies Pass, New Zealand

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Cairn placed as a memorial to four unknown pioneers buried at the site. Located along Hwy 6 between Queenstown and Lumsden, New Zealand

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/11/2013

last visited: never

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CairnsMungrisdale Common

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The summit cairn of Mungrisdale Common.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jcb1705

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/7/2013

last visited: never

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