Three sections of this large Canadian park border the 49th parallel. a) E.C. Manning Provincial Park, B.C. b) Waterton Lakes National Park, Alta. c) Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park, Sask.-alta. d) Grasslands National Park, Sask.
How long is the section of the Canada-u.s. border that follows the 49th parallel today? a) 1,050 kilometres b) 2,050 kilometres c) 3,050 kilometres d) 5,050 kilometres
Which province shares a longer stretch of the 49th parallel with the United States? It’s close! a) British Columbia b) Saskatchewan
Point Roberts, Wash., is separated from the mainland United States by the 49th parallel, the southern tip of a peninsula just south of Tsawwassen, B.C. What is the geographical term for this kind of unattached land mass? a) Enclave b) Nodal region c) Exclave d) Salient
TRUE OR FALSE From the Strait of Georgia, B.C., to Lake of the Woods, Man., the Canada-u.s. border lies exactly along the 49th parallel.
The International Boundary Commission maintains more than 8,000 monuments along the entire Canada-u.s. border. How many of these appear on the 49th parallel? a) 212 c) 2,112 b) 912 d) 4,012
This small piece of Minnesota (the result of a cartographic error) is the only piece of the lower 48 states that lies north of the 49th parallel. What is its name? a) The Northwest Angle b) The Minnesota Wedge c) The Kenora Corner d) The Northern Slice
TRUE OR FALSE The Canada-u.s. stretch of the 49th parallel is the world’s longest “straight” international border.
How many provinces lie entirely south of the 49th parallel?
This is the width of the “border vista,” the clearcut strip of land kept free of trees and brush along the entire international boundary. a) 2 metres c) 60 metres b) 6 metres d) 200 metres