Important Lines and Boundaries:
Durand Line : It is the line demarcating the boundaries of India and Afghanistan. It was drawn up in 1893 by Sir Mortimer Durand. India recognizes Durand Line but Afghanistan does not.
Hindenburg Line : It is the boundary dividing Germany and Poland. The German marched to this line in 1917 during World War I.
Maginot Line : A 320 km line of fortification build by France along its border with Germany before World War II, to protect against German attack.
Mannerheim Line : It is the line of fortification on the Russia-Finland border . Drawn by General Mannerheim.
McMohan Line : Drawn by Sir Henry McMohan. It demarcates the frontier between India and China. China did not recognise this line and violated it in 1962.
Oder-Neisse Line : It is the border between Poland and Germany running along the Oder and Neisse rivers; adopted after the Poland Conference ( August 1945 ) after the World War II.
Radcliffe Line : Drawn up by Sir Cyril Radcliffe, this line demarcates the boundary between India and Pakistan.
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