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A set line denoting the extremities of a country, government, legal jurisdiction or property. Borders for governments or jurisdictions are agreed between parties or set by a higher authority. Borders between properties are set by a government or the original owner. An owner of property sometimes may subdivide and sell pieces, thereby creating new borders within his old property.


The perimeter of a property as fixed in the legal property description. Boundary line disputes are common,emotional,and often end up in years of litigation and sometimes mayhem.If one is buying property in a subdivision, it is advisable to have the seller locate and point out the markers at the corners of the property.These may or may not be consistent with fence lines, shrubberies, driveways, or even structures built on the wrong side of the boundary.If buying nonsubdivision property, employ the services of a licensed professional surveyor to determine the proper boundary.

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S] could be treated as if it were a natural boundary condition during the iteration process.
Nowadays, this forms a natural boundary with the National Trust woodland, with a path leading to spectacular views of the Menai Strait and Yr Eifl and, in a field, Hen Bobl burial mound.
This was disputed by residents and Coun Nick Forbes who represents the area said Gallowgate is a natural boundary between city centre pubs and the residential area.
The Plum Canyon Road which makes it possible to cross over a natural boundary is a two-lane road with no sidewalks, no lighting and ongoing mass residential development.
He said: "For centuries, the Tweed downstream of Kelso has been the natural boundary between Scotland and England.
The natural boundary conditions, namely the symmetry conditions at the mid-plane, the full-slip (zero friction) condition at the contact point, and the zero force at the free surface are implemented by substituting the boundary terms in the residual equations.
The south extension of FAT terminated at a natural boundary, on the north edge of a post-mineral dike.
Speaking for the Liberal Democrats, former Newcastle Council leader Lord Shipley proposed scrapping the Newcastle Central seat and dividing the wards up between three Newcastle seats, with the Town Moor acting as a natural boundary.
The event is blessed with one of the most scenic show venues in the country, with the River Towy, famous for its sea trout and salmon providing a natural boundary on its west side.
The mountains that form a natural boundary between the two countries:--*