Proceedings of the International Boundary Commission, United States and Mexico

Proceedings of the International Boundary Commission, United States and Mexico : Relating to the Placing of an Additional Monument to More Perfectly Mark the International Boundary Line Through the Towns of Calexico, California, and Mexicali, Baja Califor

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Excerpt from Proceedings of the International Boundary Commission, United States and Mexico: Relating to the Placing of an Additional Monument to More Perfectly Mark the International Boundary Line Through the Towns of Calexico, California, and Mexicali, Baja California, and the Restoration of International Monument No. 221, Near Those Towns Upon examination. We found that the monument was at a safe distance (some 230 meters) from the deep channel of New River and that, although the ground around it was badly eroded, these erosions coming close to the monument, its foundation had not yet been disturbed. It appeared to us that a reasonable amount of grading around the monument would render it safe in its present position. It marks the site of monument No. IV of the survey of 1852 and is especially made for this place, having inscription plates in the base reciting that it is a restoration of the old monument, and being much larger (2 feet square at the base) than are the standard cast iron monuments. It would not have been appropriate to have erected it at any other place. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 20 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 41g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243140142
  • 9780243140145