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Description:
The purpose of this category is to notate places where one might travel from one state, province or county to another. These should be ‘official crossings’, not just a point along the border. . These would be either the border between countries, or between the primary geographical divisions within an individual country. (Note new changes, effective October 2009)
Expanded Description:

NOTE: This is a work in progress. If you have any suggestions for examples not included, or feel something could be better worded, feel free to send a message to an officer and we will take it into consideration.

State borders may be found in the United States, Mexico and Australia. Provincial Borders may be found in Canada, Belgium and Spain. County borders may be found in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Ireland and Norway.

State Border Examples:
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Provincial Border Examples:
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County Border Examples:
United Kingdom:
WM6N1C - Northants & Bucks Boundary Sign - UK posted by Norfolk12

Submit Your Example, of an acceptable County Border

Trail Example:
WM79JE Pennsylvania / New York on the North Country Trail posted by miatabug

Ferry Example:(short trip)
WM508B posted by Ernmark

(long trip)
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(wide crossing)
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An additional note about ferry crossings: Unlike roads, ferry paths often do not occur in the same exact location. In these instances a single Waymark might serve to notate a broad section of the border. Remember that navigational lanes operate just like roads—opposing traffic has their own ‘lane’, much like a divided highway. And with some ferry terminals serving multiple locations the associated border might be several miles/kilometers wide.

Train Example:
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Sidewalk Example:
WM4QG1 - Delaware/Maryland Crossing at Fenwick Island Lighthouse posted by Ernmark

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10/2009 – The category was extensively rehabilitated. Certain posted marks have received a grandfather clause. Not included in this clause are instances where the border has more than one Waymark created, as per the category instructions these should have never been approved.

Grandfathered Waymark types that are no longer acceptable: Survey Stones that are just at Border Points; not at Official Border Crossings

Instructions for Posting a Border Crossings Waymark:

-Only one WM for each crossing. Coordinates should be as close to the actual border as possible. Must be a publicly accessible crossing—NO PRIVATE ROADS.

-The suggested naming convention is to include both sides of the border. ‘Side A/Side B along X Thoroughfare.’ IE: “GA/TN on I75”,

-Either ‘welcome’ sign can be submitted and would prefer to have both included in the WM. Remember this Waymark is for both sides—‘Welcome to Idaho’ is not an acceptable name.

-Two photo minimum. Provide at least one clear photo of the sign/marker (no person or object required or desired), and one of the surrounding area (preferably one each way). The sign should ideally be of the crossing sign, not the welcome sign, which is usually offset from the actual border.

Another good idea is to provide a picture ‘looking’ both directions over the border (your person or object can be in these if desired). If no signage is present these directional pics are required.

-Some form of description is required. The more unique the crossing, the more description you should have. A good starting point: Is there a pull off or welcome center at the crossing? If the border crossing is considered ‘remote’, how does one access it? Has the road already crossed several other borders in the previous few miles? Does the visitor need to plan on making a ‘drive-by’ photo?

-Fill out all variables as best you can.
Type of crossing (Country, State, Province, County)
Where is the border located (Interstate, Highway, Rural Road, Trail, Sidewalk/Not Associated with a Road, Railroad, Water/Ferry, Other/Must have Private Message)
Is there a Welcome Center/Facilities (Yes/No - If yes, you must provide a description)

-If you feel you specific type of crossing is not addressed or variable type not shown you might want to write something in the private message box discussing the situation.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:

-Your own picture of the signs or area. Discussing why it is you are crossing this border gets you bonus points.

-No one likes to read ‘TFTW’ and other unimaginitive visit logs.

-Armchair finds can be deleted by the owner or management group.

Category Settings:
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Variables:
  • Type Of Crossing
  • Where is the border located?
  • Welcome Center/Facilities
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Border CrossingsBordercrossing Thuringia/Saxony - Mielesdorf/THR/Germany

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Bordercrossing B282 near Mielesdorf, Thuringia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Team Krombaer*

location: Thüringen, Germany

date approved: 3/18/2018

last visited: never

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Border CrossingsVienne/Charente, Border crossing sur la Charente - France

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[EN] A terminal on a bridge spanning the Charente, which marks the border between the departments of Charente and Vienne. [FR] Une borne sur un pont enjambant la Charente, qui marque la frontière entre les départements de la Charente et de la Vienne.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 3/15/2018

last visited: 2/7/2018

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Border CrossingsBordercrossing Utrecht/Noord Holland - The Netherlands

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Bordercrossing between the province Noord holland and Utrecht.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: Utrecht, Netherlands

date approved: 3/15/2018

last visited: never

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Border CrossingsBordercrossing Pont de l'Europe - Kehl am Rhein (D) & Strasbourg (F)

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This is the border crossing between Germany (Kehl) - France (Strasbourg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Team Krombaer*

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 3/4/2018

last visited: never

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Border CrossingsNew York / Connecticut - RT 35

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Passing from Connecticut to New York on RT 35.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: New York

date approved: 2/12/2018

last visited: never

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Border CrossingsTexas/Oklahoma on SH 78 Between Fannin and Bryan Counties

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The State Highway 78 Bridge at the Red River takes vehicular traffic across the Red River between Texas and Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/8/2018

last visited: never

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Border CrossingsKansas/Missouri along US 36 @ St. Joseph MO

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This is the border between Kansas and Missouri (also between Elwood, KS and St. Joseph, MO.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Zaphody3k

location: Kansas

date approved: 1/30/2018

last visited: never

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Border CrossingsBorder crossing pole - The Netherlands / Germany nr 834

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Border crossing pole - Netherlands / Germany nr 834

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Overijssel, Netherlands

date approved: 1/19/2018

last visited: 1/14/2018

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Border crossing pole - Netherlands / Germany nr 833 E

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Overijssel, Netherlands

date approved: 1/19/2018

last visited: 1/14/2018

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Border CrossingsGrenzsäule 147, Bayern, Tirol, Vorarlberg

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Der Grenzstein 147 markiert den Dreiländerpunkt, in dem sich die Bundesländer Bayern, Tirol und Vorarlberg treffen *** The boundary pole 147 marks the border triangle of the three federal states Bavaria, Tyrol and Vorarlberg in Germany or Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 4spring

location: Vorarlberg, Austria

date approved: 1/18/2018

last visited: 10/19/2017

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Border CrossingsMartin Luther King Jr. Highway - Seat Pleasant, MD / Washington, DC

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A border crossing along Martin Luther King Jr. Highway when it changes from jurisdictions from Maryland to the District of Columbia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/9/2018

last visited: never

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Border CrossingsEast Capitol St. - Capitol Heights, MD / Washington, DC

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A border crossing along Capitol Street when it changes from jurisdictions from Maryland to the District of Columbia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/9/2018

last visited: never

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Border CrossingsBorder Crossing Fryslân (Friesland)-Groningen (Nr 12)

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Paal staat op de kruising van Wildveld met De Skieding. Oude ijzeren grenspaal die grens tussen de provincies Friesland en Groningen markeert.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member de trije susters

location: Friesland, Netherlands

date approved: 1/8/2018

last visited: never

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Border CrossingsDC East Cornerstone - Washington, DC

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The eastern boundary stone, marking the eastern edge of the 10 x 10 mile diamond of the District of Columbia. This stone, set in 1791, still stands and continues to mark the official boarder between Washington, DC and Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/6/2018

last visited: never

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Border CrossingsInterstate 395 - Arlington, VA / Washington, DC

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A border crossing over the Potomac River, which is the border between Virginia and Washington, DC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/6/2018

last visited: never

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Border CrossingsGrenzacherweg - Grenzach, BW, Germany - Riehen, BS, Switzerland

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The border crossing at a hiking trail between Grenzach and Riehen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 12/29/2017

last visited: never

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Border CrossingsInterstate 70 PA/MD Crossing - Warfordsburg, PA / Handcock, MD

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I-70 crosses the Mason-Dixon Line here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/23/2017

last visited: never

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Border CrossingsOK/TX Border Crossing - Highway 271

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The Red River is the natural boundary between Oklahoma and Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/13/2017

last visited: never

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Border CrossingsGermany/Austria - Baumkronenweg - Füssen, Germany, BY

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At the so-called 'Baumkronenweg' outside of Füssen, Germany, Bayern is a pedestrian Border Crossing located.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 10/19/2017

last visited: never

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Border CrossingsTN-GA I-24 mile marker 171 -- Chattanooga TN

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One of many border crossings in the Chattanooga area, this spot at mile marker 171 is where I-24 dips into GA for a few miles southwest of Chattanooga

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/12/2017

last visited: 8/2/2017

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Border CrossingsAZ-NM US Hwy 60 - east of Springerville AZ

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This Border Crossing is between Arizona and New Mexico on U.S. Hwy 60 about 14 miles east of Springerville, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/6/2017

last visited: never

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Border CrossingsGA-TN I-24 -- west of Chattanooga TN

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This border crossing is on the I-24 west of Chattanooga, where it dips for a few miles into and out of GA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/6/2017

last visited: 8/2/2017

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Border CrossingsGA-TN on I-75 -- Rossville GA-Chattanooga TN

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The border crossing between Rossville GA and Chattanooga TN on the I-75

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/6/2017

last visited: 8/2/2017

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Border CrossingsHungary (Rajka) - Slovakia (Cunovo)

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The Slovako/hungary border crossing : on the Schengenskà by Cunovo and Ady Endre U. from Rajka.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Glandouillage

location: Gyor-Moson-Sopron, Hungary

date approved: 9/23/2017

last visited: 9/1/2017

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Border CrossingsSpain (La Jonquera) - France (Le Perthus), by urban street

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[EN] The Franco-Spanish border that crosses Av. of Perthus on the D900 and Av. Catalunya on the N-II on the Spanish side.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Glandouillage

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 9/21/2017

last visited: 9/22/2017

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