Boundaries and Lines of the World

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Boundaries and Lines of the World

 

  • Line of Control: It divides Kashmir between India and Pakistan.
  • Durand Lineis the line demarcating the boundaries of Pakistan and Afghanistan. It was drawn up in 1896 by Sir Mortimer Durand.
  • Hindenburg Lineis the boundary dividing Germany and Poland. The Germans retreated to this line in 1917 during World War I
  • Mason-Dixon Lineis a line of demarcation between four states in the United State.
  • Marginal Linewas the 320 km line of fortification on the Russia-Finland border. Drawn up by General Mannerheim.
  • Macmahon Linewas drawn up by Sir Henry MacMahon, demarcating the frontier of India and China. China did not recognize the MacMahon line and crossed it in 1962.
  • Medicine Lineis the border between Canada and the United States.
  • Order-Neisse Lineis the border between Poland and Germany, running along the Order and Neisse rivers, adopted at the Poland Conference (Aug 1945) after World War II.
  • Radcliffe Linewas drawn up by Sir Cyril Radcliffe, demarcating the boudary between India and Pakistan. Siegfried Line is the line of fortification drawn up by Germany on its border with France.
  • Siegfried LineThe original Siegfried Line was a World War I line of defensive forts and tank defenses built by Germany in northern France during 1916–1917 as a section of the Hindenburg Line. It is drawn up by germany on its border with France.
  • 17th Paralleldefined the boundary between North Vietnam and South Vietnam before two were united.
  • 24th Parallelis the line which Pakistan claims for demarcation between India and Pakistan. This, however, is not recognized by India
  • 26th Parallelsouth is a circle of latitude which crosses through Africa, Australia and South America.
  • 30th Parallelnorth is a line of latitude that stands one-third of the way between the equator and the North Pole.
  • 33rd Parallelnorth is a circle of latitude which cuts through the southern United States, parts of North Africa, parts of the Middle East, and China.
  • 35th Parallelnorth forms the boundary between the State of North Carolina and the State of Georgia and the boundary between the State of Tennessee arid the State of Georgia, the State of Albama, and the State of Mississippi.
  • 36th Parallelforms the southermost boundary of the State of Missouri with the State of Arkansas.
  • 36o30′ Parallelnorth forms the boundary between the Tenessee and the Commonwealth of Kentucky between the Tennessee River and the Mississippi River, the boundary between Missouri and Arkansas west of the White River, and the northermost boundary between the Texas and the Oklahoma.
  • 37th Parallelnorth formed the southern boundary of the historic and extralegal Territory of Jefferson.
  • 38th Parallelis the parallel of latitude which separates North Korea and South Korea.
  • 39th Parallelnorth is an imaginary circle of latitude that is 39 degrees north of Earth’s equatorial plane.
  • 40th Parallelnorth formed the original northern boundary of the British Colony of Maryland.
  • 41st Parallelnorth forms the northern boundary of the State of Colorado with Nebraska and Wyoming and the southern boundary of the State of Wyoming with Colorado and Utah.
  • 42nd Parallelnorth forms most of the New York – Pennsylvania Border.
  • 43rd Parallelnorth forms most of the boundary between the State of Nebraska and the State of South Dakota and also formed the northern border of the historic and extralegal Territory of Jefferson.
  • The Parallel 44onorth is an imaginary circle of latitude that is 44 degrees north of the Earth’s equatorial plane.
  • 45th Parallelnorth is often the halfway point between the Equator and the North Pole. The 45th parallel makes up most of the boundary between Montana and Wyoming.
  • 49th Parallelis the boundary between USA and Canada.
  • Inter Entity Boundary Line: IEBL, divides Bosnia and Herzegovina into two entities, the Republika Srpska and the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The total length of the Inter-Entity Boundary Line is 1,080 km.
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