Perhaps it isn't the elegant solution you're looking for, but I just open a new tab when browsing through those boxes. Then I can close the tab a resume browsing where I left off.
Me, too. When you know you want to come back to an exact location, right-click the link you want to go to and either open it in a new window or a new tab. When you close that tab or window, you'll be exactly where you were before.