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Boundary pole Netherlands - Belgium no.20
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member naj16
N 50° 45.921 E 005° 50.690
31U E 700609 N 5627590
Quick Description: Boundary pole along N648
Location: Liège, Belgium
Date Posted: 1/5/2015 11:55:56 AM
Waymark Code: WMN6N9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 4

Long Description:
Belgium became independent in 1831, but it took until 1839 before the Dutch king William 1 consented to the separation of Belgium.
In 1843 the so-called convention of Maastricht was signed, whereby the border was determined definitively. In implementation of the Convention iron boundary markers were placed in the same year between the "Drielandenpunt" in Vaals (pole no. 1) and the coast near Retranchement (pole no. 365). A landmarks commission annually monitors the quality of the boundary posts and border changes.
Type Of Crossing: Country

Where is the border located?: Urban Street

Welcome Center/Facilities: No

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