October 19, 2013

25+ Important International Boundaries around the world : General Awareness

Important International Boundary Lines
Durand Line
Durand Line   It is the line demarcating the boundaries of India and Afghanistan. It was drawn up in 1893 by Sir Mortimer Durand. India recognizes Durand Line but Afghanistan does not.
Hindenburg Line
Hindenburg Line   It is the boundary dividing Germany and Poland. The German marched to this line in 1917 during World War I.
Mason-Dixon Line
Mason-Dixon Line    is a line of demarcation between four states in the United State.
Marginal Line
Marginal Line    was the 320 km line of fortification on the Russia-Finland border. Drawn up by General Mannerheim.

Macmahon Line
Macmahon Line    was 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 Line 
Medicine Line    is the border between Canada and the United States.
Order-Neisse Line
Order-Neisse Line   It is the border between Poland and Germany running along the Oder and Neisse rivers; adopted after the Poland Conference ( August 1945 ) after the World War II.
Radcliffe Line 
Radcliffe Line    was 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.
17th Parallel 
17th Parallel    defined the boundary between North Vietnam and South Vietnam before two were united.
24th Parallel
24th Parallel    is the line which Pakistan claims for demarcation between India and Pakistan. This, however, is not recognized by India
26th Parallel
26th Parallel    south is a circle of latitude which crosses through Africa, Australia and South America.
30th Parallel 
30th Parallel    north is a line of latitude that stands one-third of the way between the equator and the North Pole.
33rd Parallel
33rd Parallel    north is a circle of latitude which cuts through the southern United States, parts of North Africa, parts of the Middle East, and China.
35th Parallel 
35th Parallel    north 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 Parallel 
36th Parallel    forms the southermost boundary of the State of Missouri with the State of Arkansas.
36o30' Parallel 
36o30' Parallel    north 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 Parallel 
37th Parallel    north formed the southern boundary of the historic and extralegal Territory of Jefferson.
38th Parallel 
38th Parallel    is the parallel of latitude which separates North Korea and South Korea.
39th Parallel
39th Parallel    north is an imaginary circle of latitude that is 39 degrees north of Earth's equatorial plane.
40th Parallel 
40th Parallel    north formed the original northern boundary of the British Colony of Maryland.
41st Parallel
41st Parallel    north 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 Parallel
42nd Parallel    north forms most of the New York - Pennsylvania Border.
43rd Parallel 
43rd Parallel    north 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 44o north
The Parallel 44o north    is an imaginary circle of latitude that is 44 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.
45th Parallel north
45th Parallel north    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 Parallel 
49th Parallel    is the boundary between USA and Canada.
Zambezi River
Zambezi River   the boundary proceeds eastwards in a straight line to a point on the international boundary between Zambia and Zimbabwe


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