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  • Lowell G. McManus
    I used the term thalweg in jest in reference to the ditch. It s a road ditch, after all! Lowell G. McManus Eagle Pass, Texas, USA ... From: Jesper Nielsen
    Message 1 of 11 , Mar 2, 2011
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      I used the term "thalweg" in jest in reference to the ditch.  It's a road ditch, after all!
       
      Lowell G. McManus
      Eagle Pass, Texas, USA
       
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      Sent: Wednesday, March 02, 2011 3:02 PM
      Subject: SV: [borderpoint] Zero Avenue

      Does it make sence to use thalweg boundaries for water courses which is not used for navigation?

       

      Any examples?

       

      Jesper

       


      Fra: borderpoint@yahoogroups.com [mailto: borderpoint@yahoogroups.com ] På vegne af Dallen Timothy
      Sendt: 2. marts 2011 08:01
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      From my 2009 photo, it appears that the border is Thalweg, or at least middle of the ditch. I’ve attached one version of the photo. It’s 1 mb, so I apologize if it’s too large for some members.

      Dallen

       

       


      From:borderpoint@yahoogroups.com [mailto: borderpoint@yahoogroups.com ] On Behalf Of Lowell G. McManus
      Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2011 8:39 PM
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      Subject: Re: [borderpoint] Zero Avenue

       

       

      I don't know whether the thalweg of the ditch or its south bank is the boundary, but the row of ex-trees was in the USA .  They were to be removed by their owner (the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission), with the enthusiastic approval of the Canadian homeowners on the north side of the street.

       

      Lowell G. McManus
      Eagle Pass , Texas , USA

       

      ----- Original Message -----

      Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2011 8:33 PM

      Subject: [borderpoint] Zero Avenue

       

      Hi all,

      Is the ditch the border? If so, isn't there more than one Canadian installation on U.S. soil here? Or are the (now non-existant) trees the border? But then again, what country cut them down?

      http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=h&layer=c&cbll=49.002131,-122.751415&panoid=CvmkdVHt48LRUfO3bfVQcQ&cbp=12,232.93,,1,13.71&hq=&hnear=Little+Elm,+Texas+75068&ll=49.002131,-122.751415&spn=0.000237,0.000817&z=21


      Here's another one. The brown leash sign looks American. So can my dog enter the U.S. park if it has a leash attached? Cause I'm sure humans aren't allowed to enter myself at the spot. :-)

      http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=h&layer=c&cbll=49.002133,-122.753019&panoid=SQyGSvHzLqQzmaKLvpI5bg&cbp=12,212.62,,0,15.59&hq=&hnear=Little+Elm,+Texas+75068&ll=49.002133,-122.753019&spn=0.000237,0.000817&z=21


      And yes, Google's border is misaligned in this area. I reported this to Google a few months ago and I received an email today that it was now fixed. Apparently not quite yet, eh?

      Cheers,
      -Magnus

    • Doug Murray
      Don t you mean high tech security barrier ? ... Doug ... -- Doug Murray sounds+images+words WEB - Borderfilms.com TWITTER -
      Message 2 of 11 , Mar 2, 2011
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        Don't you mean "high tech security barrier"?

        :)

        Doug

        On 02/03/11 4:55 PM, Lowell G. McManus wrote:
         

        I used the term "thalweg" in jest in reference to the ditch.  It's a road ditch, after all!
         
        Lowell G. McManus
        Eagle Pass, Texas, USA
         
        ----- Original Message -----
        Sent: Wednesday, March 02, 2011 3:02 PM
        Subject: SV: [borderpoint] Zero Avenue

        Does it make sence to use thalweg boundaries for water courses which is not used for navigation?

         

        Any examples?

         

        Jesper

         


        Fra: borderpoint@yahoogroups.com [mailto:borderpoint@yahoogroups.com ] På vegne af Dallen Timothy
        Sendt: 2. marts 2011 08:01
        Til: borderpoint@yahoogroups.com
        Emne: RE: [borderpoint] Zero Avenue [1 Attachment]

         

         

        From my 2009 photo, it appears that the border is Thalweg, or at least middle of the ditch. I’ve attached one version of the photo. It’s 1 mb, so I apologize if it’s too large for some members.

        Dallen

         

         


        From: borderpoint@yahoogroups.com [mailto:borderpoint@yahoogroups.com ] On Behalf Of Lowell G. McManus
        Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2011 8:39 PM
        To: borderpoint@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: Re: [borderpoint] Zero Avenue

         

         

        I don't know whether the thalweg of the ditch or its south bank is the boundary, but the row of ex-trees was in the USA .  They were to be removed by their owner (the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission), with the enthusiastic approval of the Canadian homeowners on the north side of the street.

         

        Lowell G. McManus
        Eagle Pass , Texas , USA

         

        ----- Original Message -----

        Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2011 8:33 PM

        Subject: [borderpoint] Zero Avenue

         

        Hi all,

        Is the ditch the border? If so, isn't there more than one Canadian installation on U.S. soil here? Or are the (now non-existant) trees the border? But then again, what country cut them down?

        http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=h&layer=c&cbll=49.002131,-122.751415&panoid=CvmkdVHt48LRUfO3bfVQcQ&cbp=12,232.93,,1,13.71&hq=&hnear=Little+Elm,+Texas+75068&ll=49.002131,-122.751415&spn=0.000237,0.000817&z=21


        Here's another one. The brown leash sign looks American. So can my dog enter the U.S. park if it has a leash attached? Cause I'm sure humans aren't allowed to enter myself at the spot. :-)

        http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=h&layer=c&cbll=49.002133,-122.753019&panoid=SQyGSvHzLqQzmaKLvpI5bg&cbp=12,212.62,,0,15.59&hq=&hnear=Little+Elm,+Texas+75068&ll=49.002133,-122.753019&spn=0.000237,0.000817&z=21


        And yes, Google's border is misaligned in this area. I reported this to Google a few months ago and I received an email today that it was now fixed. Apparently not quite yet, eh?

        Cheers,
        -Magnus


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      • Lowell G. McManus
        Absolutely! The ditch follows the boundary, not the other way around. Lowell G. McManus Eagle Pass, Texas, USA ... From: Doug Murray To:
        Message 3 of 11 , Mar 2, 2011
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          Absolutely!  The ditch follows the boundary, not the other way around.
           
          Lowell G. McManus
          Eagle Pass, Texas, USA
           
          ----- Original Message -----
          Sent: Wednesday, March 02, 2011 3:16 PM
          Subject: Re: SV: [borderpoint] Zero Avenue


          My hunch is that the boundary line is the point between the tip of two boundary pillars.
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