Tuesday, 14 February 2017

World Geography- Important Boundary Lines

World Geography- Important Boundary Lines

World Geography- Important Boundary 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 an Finland border.

McMahon Line:
The boundary between India and China as demarcated by Sir Henry McMahon in 1914. China does not recognise this line.

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:
The line which defined the boundary between North Vietnam and South Vietnam before the two were united.

24th Parallel:
The line which Pakistan claims should be the demarcation between India and Pakistan.

38th Parallel:
Boundary between North Korea and South Korea.

49th Parallel:
Boundary between USA and Canada.

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