Saturday, 6 July 2013

Important Intenational Lines...

Important Intenational Lines......

Durand Line:                 Between Pakistan and Afghanistan, demarcated by Sir Mortimer Durand                                         in 1896.
Hindenberg Line:         The line to which the Germans retreated in 1917 during the First World                                         War, defines the boundary between Germany and Poland.
Line of Control:             It divides Kashmir between India and Pakistan.
Maginot Line:                Boundary between France and Germany.
Mannerheim Line:       Drawn by General Mannerheim; fortification on the Russia and Finland                                         border.
McMahon Line:            The boundary between India and China as demarcated by Sir                                                     Henry McMahon in 1914.
Oder Niesse Line:         Boundary between Germany and Poland.
Radcliffe Line:              Drawn by Sir Cyril Radcliffe in 1947 as demarcation between India and                                         Pakistan.
Seigfrid Line:                 Line of fortification drawn by Germany on its border with France.
17th Parallel:                Boundary between North Vietnam and South Vietnam before two were                                         united.
24th Parallel:                Line which Pakistan claims for demarcation between India and Pakistan.                                         This, however, is not recognized by India
26th Parallel south:     It is a circle of latitude which crosses through Africa, Australia and South                                                   America.
30th Parallel north:     It is a line of latitude that stands one-third of the way between the                                         equator and the North Pole.
33rd Parallel north:     It 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 north:     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:                Forms the southermost boundary of the State of Missouri with the State                                         of Arkansas.
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 north:     It formed the southern boundary of the historic and extralegal Territory                                          of Jefferson.
38th Parallel:                 Is the parallel of latitude which separates North Korea and South Korea.
39th Parallel north:     Is an imaginary circle of latitude that is 39 degrees north of Earth's                                          equatorial plane.
40th Parallel north:     Formed the original northern boundary of the British Colony of                                          Maryland.
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 north:    Forms most of the New York - Pennsylvania Border.
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.
Parallel 44o north:       It is an imaginary circle of latitude that is 44 degrees north of the                                          Earth's equatorial plane.
45th Parallel north:     It is often the halfway point between the Equator and the North Pole.
The 45th parallel:         It makes up most of the boundary between Montana and Wyoming.
49th Parallel:                 It is the boundary between USA and Canada.

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