from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A sign or symbol marked in a prominent position in an off-road location to show the track of a footpath or route
- n. A map coordinate stored within a satellite navigation system
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A mark to guide in traveling.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A finger-post, guide-post, milestone, or the like.
A list of the waymark trees I know would not fit on these pages - where do you want to start?
But these trees were not indigenous to southern England, and whilst self-seeded from their forebears, the originals were deliberately planted in a very dim and distant past to mark critical points on trackways, be it a crossroads, junction or simply to act as a waymark.
Fortunately, when we got to the waymark where the paths diverged we met a group of Brits, mostly similar ages to ourselves, carrying much smaller packs and with a guide.
Unfortunately it then started to go completely the wrong direction and then we came to our first exit route at a waymark which pointed down through cow pasture to the normal route.
However, we got to the first little bridge over the river and there was a UTMB sign on the road pointing across it and up the hill on a track withot a waymark … so we decided to follow it, assuming it would just follow the same route but above the road.
I also found that if there are not enough geocaches around I can waymark!
It was kind of a landmark on I-44 and even though I never dined there, I used it as a waymark for giving directions right along with the Camelot across the street!
It appears that Mr. Wait, mistaking his way at this point, nearly perished in a snow-storm, and erected this waymark for the benefit of future travellers.
He was still only a waymark to the kingdom of folly, but she had made a beginning, and she would persevere.
Its very simplicity gives it weight, and it is quite consistent with the habits of the Indians, and their nice observation; for the rock, though unimportant, is yet the largest in sight, and its position near the outlet would make it a very natural waymark to them.
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