Formal installation of border demarcation markers for the territory occurred on 23 September 1818. The new territory of Neutral Moresnet had a more-or-less triangular shape with the base being the main road from Aachen to Liège. The village and mine lay just to the north of this road. To east and west two straight lines converged on the Vaalserberg.
While the roads leading from Germany and Belgium to the "Three Country Point" on the Vaalserberg today bear the names, respectively, of Dreiländerweg ("Three-Countries-Way") and Route des Trois Bornes ("Three Boundary Stones Road"), the road coming from the Netherlands is called Viergrenzenweg ("Four Borders Way"), recalling the fact that once four territories met at this quadripoint.
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... San Giacomo is situated on the border of the Italian regions of Abruzzo and Marche ... Prior to the formation of the united Italy in 1861, this land served at the point of demarcation between the Kingdom of Two Sicilies and the Vatican State ...
... Clockwise from the north, it borders the Pacific Plate, Australian Plate, Conway Reef Plate, and the New Hebrides Plate ... The northern and western borders are a divergent boundary while the rest of the borders are transform and convergent boundaries ...
... Chalk to section off an area of the landscape, using either the borders of existing cleared sections or the borders of the screen ... When a full shape is completed with no holes in its borders, the smaller of the two sections created is "purified" and returned to the original state shown at the ... Some enemies can only move along the borders of the screen and the chalk lines that the player creates, others have free rein of the screen within given borders ...
... The borders, with one exception, all follow the same relatively simple design of stylised foliage, typical of the period when the work was started, and are largely or completely from ... The single exception to the style of the borders is a destroyed page, with the main miniature a Virgo inter virgines by Hand H ... The border here is in a richer and later 15th century style, from 1430 at the earliest, partly overpainting a normal border, which has also been partly ...
... The north of the district borders Phu Cat, the east of the district borders Tuy Phuoc, the west borders Tay Son, and the south-west borders the mountainous district of Van Canh ...
Famous quotes containing the word borders:
“Love works at the centre,
Forth speed the strong pulses
To the borders of day.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“The bugle-call to arms again sounded in my war-trained ear, the bayonets gleamed, the sabres clashed, and the Prussian helmets and the eagles of France stood face to face on the borders of the Rhine.... I remembered our own armies, my own war-stricken country and its dead, its widows and orphans, and it nerved me to action for which the physical strength had long ceased to exist, and on the borrowed force of love and memory, I strove with might and main.”
—Clara Barton (18211912)