Translation for 'Cairns' from English to Russian
NOUN   a cairn | cairns
Кэрнс {м}
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Translation for 'Cairns' from English to Russian

Кэрнс {м}геогр.
Usage Examples English
  • The stone cairns were first mentioned in a catalogue of ancient sites in 1878, along with a vague description of an excavation (of which no details survive).
  • Southwest of the village are the Kilmory Cairns (including Torrylin Cairn), a set of Neolithic chambered cairns in which skeletal remains and a flint knife were found.
  • The cultural landscape of Mølen, with its total of 230 cairns, is one of the most notable in Norway.
  • In modern times, cairns are often raised as landmarks, especially to mark the summits of mountains.
  • The flat plateau immediately to the east of Maes Knoll had some 50 wartime stone cairns to deter enemy glider landings. The cairns continued to be there for some years after the war ended.

  • Below the tree line, cairns are used less frequently, often like flagging to indicate informal or unofficial paths or just their junctions with official trails.
  • Carn Romra and Carn Omra are the names of the two large neolithic cairns on Cairns hill overlooking the lake.
  • Kilmartin Glen is the location of several important Neolithic, Bronze Age and Iron Age sites, including Temple Wood (a henge monument), several burial cairns, chambered cairns, standing stones and cup and ring marked rocks.
  • The Crawley Edge Cairns, in a field to the west of the village are a series of forty-two Bronze Age cairns.
  • Bargrennan chambered cairns are a class of prehistoric chambered cairns found only in south-west Scotland, in western Dumfries and Galloway and southern Ayrshire.

  • The Crawley Edge Cairns are a series of forty-two Bronze Age round barrows, cairns and clearance cairns located in a field in Crawleyside, near Stanhope, County Durham, England.
  • Although none of the northern cairns has been excavated, their existence is significant for the architectural history of Scotland.
  • The Grey Cairns of Camster are two large Neolithic chambered cairns located about quarter of a mile north of Upper Camster.
  • Some clearance cairns are linear in form. Many of the smaller cairns were probably created by family groups, whilst larger ones would have required organised labour.
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