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" ... water-divide is the best and fairest line of division ; for it is not exposed to physical change, it is always capable of identification, and no instruments are required to fix it. But it is not without its possible drawbacks, of which the most familiar... "
Frontiers - Page 19
by Marquess George Nathaniel Curzon Curzon of Kedleston - 1908 - 58 pages
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Frontiers

Marquess George Nathaniel Curzon Curzon of Kedleston - 1907 - 58 pages
...possible drawbacks, of which the most familiar is the well-known geographical fact that in the greatest mountain systems of the world, for instance, the Himalayas...water-divide is not identical with the highest crest, B 2 but is beyond it and at a lower elevation. Another parent of much controversy is the ambiguous...
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Frontiers

Marquess George Nathaniel Curzon Curzon of Kedleston - 1908 - 58 pages
...peaks and gorges, covering a zone many miles in width (for instance, the breadth of the Himalayas nortb of Kashmir is little short of 200 miles), and within...water-divide is not identical with the highest crest, B 2 but is beyond it and at a lower elevation. Another parent of much controversy is the ambiguous...
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Mediation of the Honduran-Guatemalan Boundary Question: Held Under the Good ...

United States. Department of State - 1919
...possible drawbacks, of which the most familiar is the well-known geographical fact that in the greatest mountain systems of the world, for instance, the Himalayas and the Andes, the water divide is not identical with the highest crest, but is beyond it and at a lower elevation. *...
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