Dear Students, In CGL Tier-1 2017 Exam, One question is being asked from Boundary Lines topic. We are providing to you some important boundary names and countries associated with them. Memorize all the names and you can easily score 2 marks without much efforts. We wish you all the best for the SSC CGL 2017 Exam.
Durand Line – Durand Line is the line demarcating the boundaries of Pakistan and Afghanistan. It was drawn up in 1896 by Sir Mortimer Durand.
Hindenburg Line – Hindenburg Line is the boundary dividing Germany and Poland. The Germans retreated to this line in 1917 during World War I
Mannerheim Line – Mannerheim Line is the line of fortification on the Russia-Finland border. Drawn up by General Mannerheim.
Maginot Line – The boundary line is between France and Germany.
Siegfrid Line – The boundary line is between France and Germany
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.
Oder-Neisse Line is the border between Poland and Germany, running along the Oder and Neisse rivers, adopted at the Poland Conference (Aug 1945) after World War II.
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 defined the boundary between North Vietnam and South Vietnam before two were united.
24th Parallel ‐ The line which Pakistan claims should be the Demarcation line between India and Pakistan, not accepted by India.
36th Parallel forms the southernmost boundary of the State of Missouri with the State of Arkansas.
38th Parallel is the parallel of latitude which separates North Korea and South Korea.
42nd Parallel north forms most of the New York – Pennsylvania Border.
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 is the boundary between USA and Canada.It is nicknamed as Medicine Line.
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