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Forty-Ninth Parallel, The

This line of latitude forms the southern boundary of Canada's western provinces, a subject of bitter dispute between the two neighbouring countries during the first half of the 19th century.

Location

On Highway 11, where the 49th parallel crosses the thoroughfare, about 6 km south of Cochrane

Region: Northern Ontario

County/District: District of Cochrane

Municipality: Town of Cochrane

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