geography

posted by .

What is the difference between a Natural boundary and a political boundary? Give examples of each.
A natural boundary something which separates things or places and is caused by geographic or physical items. A political boundary is a line on a map that separates countries from each other or states within each country.

  • geography -

    Yes, you're right. Natural boundaries include the Rio Grande River between the U.S. and Mexico. Also -- the St. Lawrence River between the U.S. and Canada and the Mississippi River between many pairs of states.

    Political boundaries are usually straight lines.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. maps

    Is the shape of a state a political boundary or a natural boundary?
  2. Science

    what is more like reverse faults, a convergent boundary or a transform boundary?
  3. Texas History

    Relations were usually peaceful between the Spanish and the French because they reconized a common boundary. Explain the need for a commonly reconized boundary cultures in confict today.
  4. math

    how do i know if the points of the boundary line of a graph are on the boundary line or if they are below it?
  5. maths

    Let ABC be a triangle in the plane. Find circles C0;C1; : : : ;C6 such that Cj has exactly j points in common with the boundary of ABC (this \boundary" consists of the line segments AB, BC, CA). Is it possible to find a circle C7 with …
  6. maths

    Let ABC be a triangle in the plane. Find circles C0;C1; : : : ;C6 such that Cj has exactly j points in common with the boundary of ABC (this \boundary" consists of the line segments AB, BC, CA). Is it possible to nd a circle C7 with …
  7. Geography

    What is the difference between natural and artificial boundaries?
  8. trigonometry

    please help two boundary lines of a piece of property intersect at an angle 85 deg.. it is desired to cut off a triangular portion of the property which will be one acre (43560 sq. ft.) in area by means of a straight fence. If the …
  9. stats

    A particular normal distribution has mean of 575 and standard deviation of 150. What X values form the boundaries for the middle 60% of the data?
  10. Geography

    Which of the following does not describe a boundary?

More Similar Questions