[Talk-us] US-Mexico border precision

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Fri Dec 17 20:58:42 GMT 2010


On 12/17/2010 12:47 AM, Alan Mintz wrote:
> At 2010-12-16 19:39, Paul Johnson wrote:
>> You'd think, but then you have Needles, Arizona, which California keeps
>> trying to claim.
> 
> OK, I'll take the bait. Huh?

Needles has been in a three-way dispute with Nevada, Arizona and
California over which state they actually belong to for most of my
lifetime.  It largely has to do with the want for Needles to not be in
California and the language used in various agreements about where the
state line is relative to the present course of the Colorado River.

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