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- One method used by aboriginal peoples to bury elite family members, which was practiced up until 1,000 years ago. The deceased was placed in the ground and then covered with a large number of massive boulders, which marked the grave.
- An artificial mound of rocks, stones, or masonry, usually conical or pyramidal, used in surveying to aid in the identification of a point or boundary. AGI
Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms