[talk-ph] Provincial relations ( no not your far away relatives :-) )

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Mon Mar 28 05:36:44 BST 2011

Unless we have very good reference, using rivers as boundaries is not
always a good choice.  The post-ondoy imagery from Bing shows that a
lot of river tributaries have changed already:

On Sun, Mar 27, 2011 at 11:35 PM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 4. When you moved the QC-Rizal boundary to Marikina River
>>> (which I'm
>>> not sure is really correct)
>> Well it seemed more logical, as lots of the boundaries seem to follow rivers and streams.
> While it seems logical, it's not always the case. Many boundaries
> don't follow any natural feature. Quezon City's map
> <http://www.quezoncity.gov.ph/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=141&Itemid=16>
> suggests that the boundary in that area is a straight line and not the
> Marikina River. This map of neighboring San Mateo
> ,http://www.batangsanmateo.com/map/index.htm> also suggests that the
> boundary is a straight line.

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