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  49th parallel north - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The 49th parallel of north latitude forms part of the international boundary between Canada and the United States from Manitoba to British Columbia on the Canadian side and from Minnesota to Washington on the U.S. side.
Parts of the 49th parallel were originally surveyed using astronomical techniques that did not take into account slight departures of the Earth's shape from a simple ellipsoid, and the surveys were subject to the limitations of early to mid 19th-century technology.
While the United States and Canada have not disputed the boundary from the original survey lines, the difference of the survey from the geographical 49th parallel was argued in front of the Washington Supreme Court in the case of State of Washington v.
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 CANOE -- JAM! Music - Pop Encyclopedia - 49th Parallel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Calgary, Alberta's 49th Parallel were originally known in the mid-60's as a popular bar band by the name of The Shades Of Blond.
As members came and went a name change was introduced as 49th Parallel and over the course of a year a solid line-up developed featuring Abbott, Lowe, Carlson, Petch, Woodhouse and Bare.
The group released three singles on Gaeity Records between mid-1967 and late spring of 1968, at which time Petch and Woodhouse left and Dave Downey was added as bassist and Velker was added on organ to replace Petch.
www.jam.canoe.ca /Music/Pop_Encyclopedia/F/49th_Parallel.html   (476 words)

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